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Making Life Fair

tmiller137 Wrote: May 18, 2012 2:05 AM
well said!!!... If I were a Saint, which I am not, but if I were.... I would be more focused on how ..."I" .....could help out others. I most certainly would not be looking into how I could force or take from others to give to others to glorify myself or to further my own cause of self righteousness.... just a thought.... and as always..Stay Free my friends

When my wife was a liberal, she complained that libertarian reasoning is coldhearted. Since markets produce winners and losers -- and many losers did nothing wrong -- market competition is cruel. It must seem so. President Obama used the word "fair" in his last State of the Union address nine times.

We are imprinted to prefer a world that is "fair." Our close relatives the chimpanzees freak out when one chimp gets more than his fair share, so zookeepers are careful about food portions. Chimps are hardwired to get angry when they think they've been cheated -- and so...