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About Fairness

Have we lost all sense of fairness/Justice as a value?

Image courtesy of Nicolas Jossi, Unsplash

(As we look at the circus surrounding Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate, this piece seems a useful reminder):

We like to think that as we grow-up this sense of right and wrong grows with us, and that maybe by the time we’re old we’ll understand fairness and unfairness, if not perfectly…




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Terry Trueman

Terry Trueman

Author of Printz Honor winner Stuck In Neutral

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