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Fairness

What's Changing? - Fairness

Fairness

 

Please see below selected recent fairness-related change.

 

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July 2022

  • When people talk about life and say, “there’s no such thing as luck,” they might be referring to the fact that, in the long run, people who are prepared, persistent and granted the benefit of the doubt often do well, but what that's missing in that analysis is that life (and culture) is constructed to reward early luck. Such early luck can have a massive impact. Where you’re born, the caste society puts you in, whether or not you were appropriately precocious in various early ranking systems - these all get compounded. 

 

On The Commons

This is a work in progress...

What is The Commons?

As explained in Jeremy Rifkin's website for The Zero Marginal Cost Society, the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global "Collaborative Commons" and the eclipse of capitalism. Rifkin expanded on these ideas at the RSA in April 2014 (see video).

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So distribution should undo excess, And each man have enough - William Shakespeare, Earl of Gloucester, Act IV Scene I of King Lear,

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So distribution should undo excess, And each man have enough - William Shakespeare, Earl of Gloucester, Act IV Scene I of King Lear,

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I've discovered now how to be fair, and this I could teach everyone if only I dare - Steve Harley

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In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present -- Tao Le Ching

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Do not make a difference beween rich and poor but value people according to how they act - (Merikare) Ancient Egyptian