We are taught to believe everyone is created equal — but is that a hard reality or a soft myth? We are raised to confirm marriages and dedicated relationships are evenly split: 50/50 until the end of time; and the concept is pounded into us that 51/49 is discriminatory and never acceptable. We learn about the community notion how we all share in everything equally to create a proper society.
Are those ideals of total, equal, unbound fairness created by those in power who wish to control and manipulate the minority interest; or are the ideas created by the repressed minority in order to forgive their station? Isn’t the Master/Slave dyad a proven force that cannot be changed or wished away by 50/50 evenness? If everyone is equal then aren’t we all required to live in decaying stasis?
The Master/Slave dyad is rich with historic significance and proof of cultural currency. Master/Slave is a common relationship between two hard drives in one computer. Master/Slave is a proven — if reprehensible — successful economic formula for farming and construction. Master/Slave is popular practice embedded in some sexual relationships. Master/Slave is culturally celebrated in song. Are all dyads required to have one side dominant and the other submissive?
Can two submissives live together? Can two dominants share the same space? Is it wrong or is it proper to expect one to be stronger than the other and for both sides to enjoy and appreciate the inequal experience together?
Is there a necessary evolutionary pleasure in the Master/Slave dyad that must be ignited, tended and honored; or must we continue to pretend to despise the Master and pity the Slave?