412) Life Is Not Fair

412) Life Is Not Fair

No one ever said that life would be fair. Some people have more money. Others are taller. Some have super blue eyes. Still others seem to be in the right place at the right time. Life is “not fair.”

However, as much as life is “not fair,” it is “not unfair” either. That is, there is no great scheme to defraud you from getting your piece of the American dream or derail you from the goals you aspire to.

Understanding this, you should generally avoid the temptation to carry on as if somehow you have been cheated. You haven’t. Moreover, this attitude is counterproductive. You see, few people can really identify with this “I have been wronged” attitude and even fewer people want to associate with those who believe this. And those who do, you don’t really want to be around.

No, things are not perfectly equal. Accept that. And then move on. Everyone will respect you for it.


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