Do you think life is fair?

@lynnchua (3416)
Singapore
April 14, 2008 3:11am CST
When I was a kid I think its fair but when I grow up I think its not. But now when my son is seven he thinks that life is not fair. So how about you, do you think that life is fair?
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@yuanhuann (197)
• Malaysia
14 Apr 08
yes, i agree with you. Me too thinking of life is not fair. But what we can do is to look positive and work towards our goals. Never think of negative things, but keep reminding yourselves about the good things. Life is fair only to those who really work hard for it. Thanks for sharing this discussion, very nice~
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@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
That's what I told my son no matter whether is it fair or not your life still carry on, so don't think so much about it just do the best he can.
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@cupid74 (11394)
• Pakistan
16 Apr 08
well i believe life is always fair life cant be unfair its we who do it for us So just take it as fair and u will be happy Take care
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
18 Apr 08
Thanx cupid, I will alway remember that.
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@cupid74 (11394)
• Pakistan
19 Apr 08
U r such a sweet baby take care
@yamskee (830)
• Philippines
14 Apr 08
life was never fair. but it works simply fine. it always depend on how you run your life. if you live carelessly, life wont turn out the way you want it to be.
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• United States
15 Apr 08
Your right, and that's also how I describe how life is. It does depend on how you run your life, you live carefully (not carelessly), life would more likely to turn out the way you it to be. It's all depends on how one lives there life. Usually the people who thinks life is not fair, is when the way their life is not turning out the way they want it to be.
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
16 Apr 08
Its fair in the sense that if you work for it, and it happened to turn out the way you wanted. But sometimes it not fair when someone work hard but still can't get what they want.
@yogeshdhusa (2237)
• India
14 Apr 08
I dont think that life is not fair. LIFE IS FAIR, Why? I will tel you, What is life - what we do or have done or will be doing, day to day work. If sometime we dont put all our effort to do something. The work will not be completed or it wil not be successful. Then we will say " not fair" .... not done right. Life gives us equal chance. LIVE AND ENJOY YOUR LIFE
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@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
You might be right, you gain what you work for. Its sounds quite fair to me.
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@yoj118 (329)
• Philippines
14 Apr 08
There are times when I feel that life seemed to be unfair.. when i imagined those poor people who can't even buy food or have a descent shelter for them to live, begging on the streets as their means to find even a penny to pacify their children's hunger... while there are rich people who seeme to have no problems at all as they can have whatever they want and still unsatisfied with what they have and resort to hoarding more riches for themselves... If i imagine this picture or reality, I would think that life is unfair... but once you are a believer and have strong faith, whatever riches others may have, with what little you own, you know you are rich because you are satisfied with it and is HAPPY.. Life could be fair only if one has strong FAITH in his own capabilities and in what he/she can do to make LIFE better...
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@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
Sometime I think its quite fair, because some people may be rich but they may not be happy. Some people may be poor but they are happy. Its how we look at it, the best way is stop complaining and be positive.
@debu1456 (521)
• India
20 Apr 08
for me its full of struggle
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• China
14 Apr 08
Yes , life is fair . If you get more in one respect , you will certainly get less in another respect . Maybe somebody looks like happy , otherwise somebody looks like sad . Just coz the former has seen his advantages but the latter has seen his disadvantages .
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
Hi, you are the only one who thinks that life is fair. That's great, take care and stay happy.
• China
16 Apr 08
Thank you for your wishes . It does not matter life is fair or not . What we should do is enjoying life and being happy ? Right ?
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@stephcjh (32328)
• United States
15 Apr 08
I definitely do not think life is fair at all. I used to think life was kind of fair when I was younger than 10 years old but I have felt like it has been unfair every since then. I have tried to live a good life and make it fair for my family but it never works out that way.
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
16 Apr 08
Sometime when you think of the other way round you will think that its fair.
@youless (91494)
• Guangzhou, China
15 Apr 08
I don't think life can be fair. Some people were so lucky and they were born in rich families. On the contrary, some were born in very poor families and some even were disable when they were born.
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
16 Apr 08
I agree with what you say, but in the other way I think its quite fair. Those people who are born in the rich families may not be rich forever and they may not be happy. Those born in very poor families learn the hard ways which may be better for their future and they may be happy. those disable will have most of the attention from family member which other normal person might not get.
• China
14 Apr 08
I don't think life is fair for everybody,but we should never ever complain it.There are many reasons to explain.The most important reason I consider is uselessness.Everything people do is rather than complainment. At one aspect life is fair which is structure we are made of.
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
Totally agree with you.
@lishiwei (1553)
• China
14 Apr 08
I have never thought it's fair before.So I don't think of it now because there is no use for our life.No matter is fair or not we still have to do the things we should do. So I think there is no need to care of it and just do the things we like and make ourselves have a happy life.
@lynnchua (3416)
• Singapore
15 Apr 08
Ya its true that complaining or thinking about it doesn't help at all. Its good to think positive.
• India
24 Jun 08
Hi, I guess all kids think that life is not fair, as they are not allowed to do so much that they want to do, so they think it is not fai. I think life is what you make it so life is really in your hands fair or not.
• Canada
27 Apr 08
You post some interesting discussions...and I like this one because it gets my 'thinker' going. Good job my friend. A question like this is rather subjective but to give a simple answer...no, to all outward appearances life does not seem fair. Unjust things happen to just people...bad things happen to good people...the rich get rich...the poor get poorer...all of those events and so many more are undeniable realities. Having said that I see life through a much bigger lens than just the outer appearance of things. Within my spiritual beliefs I see each person on a soul path towards enlightenment. Some things happen through the cause and effect of the choices made...other times things occur that seem beyond our direct control. Within the framework of soul path experiences what seems 'unfair' outwardly can often teach the greatest lessons. In my view it all comes down to choices. We may not have control over what happens TO us...but we always have control over HOW WE RESPOND. In my view it is our responses that determine our soul growth. So whether it is "fair or unfair" we can always learn and hopefully become stronger, better and yes, more enlightened through any of life's experiences...if we choose to. Just my perspective of course....(smiles.) Raia
• Canada
20 Apr 08
life is what we make it (though it is not true for everyone) when things go horrible wrong or just a little unpleasant we need to find ways to reason. some of us choose faith in religion or other have a really possitive way of thinking. i like to think life is unpredictable.
@gabrielle47 (1221)
• Philippines
20 Apr 08
Same as you Lynn. When I was small, I have no qualms about life nad take it as a normal child do and enjoy it. But now that I have a lot of responsibility and we want to live life happy, contented and nicely, we tend to compare our life with others and we encounter much more obstacles. Some of these obstacles are hard and thats why we say as an adult that life is unfair. « Gab »
@bellelady (264)
• Philippines
20 Apr 08
i believe life is unfair... there are so many bumpy roads and so many streets and i don't know which way to go and i can't figure out where is the light at the end of the tunnel.. geez... i hope i can survive life.
@cjgrooms (4456)
• United States
20 Apr 08
I have always known life wasn't fair (i have 3 siblings)and my parents always told us that life is not meant to be fair you just make the best of it and go on.I guess you could pout and complain but that would only make you miserable and not change a thing!