Fairness Is Never Fair. Justice Is.

JusticeA few assertions about fairness and justice. They may not seem fair to you at first sight. Think about them a little, don’t worry about dictionary definitions. Are they actually played out in real life?

Fairness focuses on rights. Justice focuses on what is right.

Fairness is based on perceptions. Justice is based on principles.

Fairness focuses on equality. Justice ensures equal opportunity.

Fairness ensures no one is victimized. Justice builds champions.

Fairness ensures equal treatment. Justice meets genuine needs.

Fairness pulls down to the acceptable level. Justice seeks to level-up.

Fairness penalizes everyone. Justice rewards civic virtue.

You want to be a fair leader? Or a just one? Chew on that, and do let me know your thoughts!

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