The PJ Tatler

Stray Thought

Life can be very unfair. Hating unfairness and feeling a powerful, under-the-skin desire to do something about it can drive a person toward liberalism. But understanding that not all unfairness can be fixed, that some unfairness is a matter of perception, that flawed human beings cannot and should not control the universe, and that the cure for unfairness is often worse than the disease, can drive a person toward conservatism.