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What does fairness and justice have to do with power?

  1. threekeys profile image79
    threekeysposted 4 months ago

    What does fairness and justice have to do with power?

  2. The0NatureBoy profile image54
    The0NatureBoyposted 4 months ago

    "Fair"; A reward equally pleasing to the rewarded and the rewarder and what the rewarder would seek for the same action.

    "Justice"; The appropriate compensation for actions.

    "Power"; The driving force or strength to perform an action.

    Most of today's dictionary definitions for those terms are so vague I've chosen to provide my own which are all woven into each other. By those definitions they are what every individual should ask themselves before preforming any act. They are very difficult to translate to a system of external control especially during these times of selfish greed and superior mindedness usually taken by people allowed a position of authority over another which began with parenting.

    To translate that information to a system of governing a group of people as in home, school, church, city, state and nation people with the "power of governing" are required to be selfless - meaning; they desire for everyone under their authority the same they desire for themselves - and before deciding a matter put themselves in the position they are about to make a decision concerning. In that state of mind as a leader of people their "power" would be "just" and "fair" because it is what they want for themselves.

    1. threekeys profile image79
      threekeysposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, people in power above, need to think would they also welcome the outcome if they were in the "subordinate's position". People in power are only a vessel to be used for the higher/common good. If their ego gets in the way? They need to step down.

    2. The0NatureBoy profile image54
      The0NatureBoyposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      The U.S Constitution requires the governing people to be subordinates to We The People per Article 6, paragraph 3. The Christ's teaching is "the chief is the servant" therefore they not suppose to be egomaniacs.

 
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