Diversity

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Diversity is variously conceived of as a quality of society, or of nature or a challenge to be managed. Homogeneity might be its opposite, and it has been credited with permitting Scandinavian-style social democracy. The value of diversity in itself can be derived from a philosophy of respect, from utilitarianism and from a notion of the sanctity of being. However, every view of the ethical world must see limits to diversity; from a simple perspective of logic, no one wants diversity to include all that is bad.