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Fairness is a normative principle. It is a principle used to suggest outcomes or actions that ought to, or should, occur. To be fair is good; to be unfair is bad. As a normative principle, fairness clearly overlaps with other commonly used normative terms such as justice, equity, equality, and morality.
Fairness and Justice: This means to be fair and just in dealing with everyone; treat everyone equally. Make decisions without playing favorites and don’t take advantage of others. Don’t blame others carelessly or unjustly. Take only your fair share, take turns, and share with others.
Fairness is seen from the eye of the beholder. When a particular need is not met, or if they do not get what they wanted, or feel like they have been slighted it may be seen as not being FAIR. Being fair does not mean that everything will always be totally equal though, or that we will get everything that we want.
Fairness is concerned with actions, processes, and consequences, that are morally right honorable, and equitable. In essence, the virtue of fairness establishes moral standards for decisions that affect others. Fair decisions are made in an appropriate manner based on appropriate criteria.
While justice usually has been used with reference to a standard of rightness, fairness often has been used with regard to an ability to judge without reference to one’s feelings or interests; fairness has also been used to refer to the ability to make judgments that are not overly general but that are concrete and …
It helps people become better citizens, get a better-paid job, shows the difference between good and bad. Education shows us the importance of hard work and, at the same time, helps us grow and develop. Thus, we are able to shape a better society to live in by knowing and respecting rights, laws, and regulations.
Productivity – people who are treated fairly and have equal opportunity are better able to contribute socially and economically to the community, and to enhance growth and prosperity. Confidence – an equal and fair society is likely to be safer by reducing entrenched social and economic disadvantage.