There are things (A, B, and C), and I am entitled to be informed about all of them equally. That means I am entitled to be informed about A as much as I am to be informed about B and C, and so on.

Now, is the following sentence correct?

The things of which I am equally entitled to be informed.

My question is about whether "equally" in this sentence properly indicates that I am entitled to be informed about all the things equally.

If not, I would appreciate your suggestions.


The sentence is grammatically correct, but the concept of being informed on different topics in equal measure is unclear without additional explanation.

The sentence appears to mean that you are equal (to someone else) and so you are entitled to all the information they have been given.

I am equally entitled to be informed about these things.

Re-arranging the sentence into other grammatically correct forms can help:

The things, of which I am entitled to be informed in equal measure, …

I am entitled to be informed about each thing in equal measure.

But the concept is still unclear without a further explanation.

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    The exact meaning of "in equal measure" here remains somewhat unclear to me, even after discarding the possible interpretation having a right to be informed which is equal to some other contextually relevant person[s] right to be informed. I'm not sure I can come up with a real-world context to differentiate between two other possibilities, but there's (1) having the same right to be informed, and (2) having the right to be informed to the same level [of detail]. Oct 4 '18 at 12:44
  • I Agree. Adding "measure" does not really make it clearer, it only helps to distance it from the most obvious misinterpretation. The concept has to be explained.
    – wetcircuit
    Oct 4 '18 at 12:48
  • After giving it some thought, I can imagine a context where my two alternative readings might have real-world implications. Suppose that one of "these things" happens to be a subject on which I'm already an expert (in a general sense). In that case, my rights under sense #1 could be satisfied by being given less information for that subject (simply because I don't need so much background material). Where sense #2 might imply that I'm entitled to get the same level of detail for each subject, even though I don't actually need that much for my "specialist subject". Oct 4 '18 at 13:16

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