• If life should not be fair, then does that mean that we should take away a person's rights if they have blue eyes?
• If life should not be fair, then does that mean that we should not be allowed to share things evenly?
• If life should not be fair, then does that mean that we should give jobs to people only if they were born in the wealthiest of families?
• If life should not be fair, then does that mean that people who were born on August 27th don't have to respect laws while everyone else does?
• If life should not be fair, then does that mean that we should appreciate that some unfortunate people get cancer? Should we just let them die instead due to the fact that that is what would naturally happen?
This is a classic reductio ad impossibilem, otherwise known as proof by contradiction. It proves that something is true by explaining that the opposite is not true.
I'm sure that for the above questions you would have said no. Therefore, you too believe that life should be fair.
Our idea of fairness is really our interests. Stephen King says "Life is fair. We all get the same nine month shake in the box and then the dice roll. Some people get a run of sevens. Some people, unfortunately, get snake - eyes. It's just how the world is."
We as humans definitely should make life fairer. For example, people in my school judge me based on my behaviour, but those behaviour don't define me as a person. Also, people criticize me for enjoying life but they don't know how much I have grinded through life and how hard my life is
Growing up, most people notice a difference in how they are treated and the person next to them is treated. Some people could get away with murder- others you suspect it was them at first sight. Think about it: if we were all treated the same way, we would want to succeed more.
As we go through life you should realize that it should be fair. Wrong life is very unfair. If we all just realize that People will be very happy. Do you know how boring life would be if life was fair. Thus saying tat life is not fair so suck it up.
Life is a really crappy thing we always have to go therough and we are just sick of it make it fair for everyone and nothing bad would ever happen again. Duh it just makes sense. Fixes war hate and lust just make the world fair and everything will be fine
Life isn't fair or unfair, it's just on the way you look at it. If everyone had the same amount of money given, wouldn't you be annoyed that someone who didn't work got the same amount as you who worked really hard? You might say it is 'unfair' but before this happened, you would say it is 'fair'. Life will never be 'fair' to everyone meaning you can't change the world to fit everyone's personality. In conclusion, life is fair or it can be unfair, it is just the way you look at it.
The question was not "should we be fair to others?" The question was "should life be fair?" If so, then at what cost do we make life fair?
Should we make beautiful women less beautiful in the name of "fairness"?
Should we force all children to attend the same schools regardless of quality so no one is given an "unfair" advantage later in life?
Should we force talented athletes to wear ankle weights so as to be "fair" to the less gifted players?
Should we paint white people some other color so as to negate the "unfair" benefits that come with being that color?
Where does this end? What price are you willing to pay to make life "fair"? Is it worth your freedom to conduct your affairs as you see fit? Or your ability to provide for your family? Do you really want to live in a world where life was "fair"?
The question is not "should we be fair in our dealings with others?" The question is "should life be fair?" If so, how do we go about making life fair?
Do we make beautiful women less beautiful in the name of "fairness"?
Do we force all children into bad schools so that no one gets an "unfair" advantage later on?
Do we force talented athletes to play with ankle weights so as to be "fair" to the less athletic?
Where does this end? What price are you willing to pay to make life fair? Your freedom? Your ability to earn a living and support your family? Would you really want to live in a society where life was "fair"?