Why the perception of injustice lies at the core of our humanity
Anyone who has raised children — or been a child — should be well familiar with the plaint, “It’s not fair!”
If we’re honest, however, we’ll admit that our intolerance for unfairness is something we never outgrow.
- Another candidate got the job.
- My co-worker got the promotion.
- The professor gave me a B.
- It was the other driver’s fault.
- Why did my neighbour win the lottery and not me?