I have had the opportunity to be a little more philosophical this week. Normally I function in an almost mechanical mode, processing those things that must be processed in order to move the big beast of enterprise forward.

However, this week I have participated in broad ranging discussion that has allowed me to think in a more abstract fashion concerning world issues. Here in Dubai, there are many views as people from all over the world come here to conduct business and vacation. (Though the latter still needs growth.) This makes for very interesting conversation.

One point of conversation we touched on was how one would go about forming a bill to be introduced in the U.S. Congress titled "The Equalization of Opportunity Act" in terms of scope and purpose. (Some of you will recognize where this comes from.) My suggestion was to let the average citizen go at it. Give the bill a title and let average Joe fill in what he thinks it should say and do. Build your Heaven or Hell in other words.

Although none of us are average, let's give it a try. I'll start the title line...

The Equalization of Opportunity Act

An Act that provides all Americans.....