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Fairly unfair


Life is so unfair. What a common, well-used line! It can even be included in the Top 10 Most Frequently Muttered Sentence if there’s any.

It’s also upsetting but it is the truth and there’s no escaping it. How could you, when proofs are everywhere? Just take a look at those families living in exclusives villages and those living on the sidewalks or those too-beautiful-to-be-real individuals and those who are nightmare-star-material.

However, you can do something about this bitter fact. You just have to accept it and take it from there. It’s up to you if you want to see the darker side and mope or look at the brighter side and fight! Bottom line, it’s your choice to make but I can guide you a bit.

If you mope then you’re a whiner and a loser! You are probably thinking that the world hates no one but you. You start to envy others. Worst, you start pitying yourself and will gradually lose self-trust and confidence.

But if you choose to fight, then you’re not just anybody, you’re somebody! You become more unique – more special. Most of all, you feel happier, more content, more confident and stronger than ever.

Obviously, to fight is the best choice. Not the fight that resort to violence but the one that means facing the truth head-on and then looking at it at different angles.

Come to think of it, you’re not just the only person in this world who suffers from unfairness. All of us, in some points in our lives, have our fair share of it, too. In addition, unfairness can be an advantage. You can use it to fuel your determination to do something that will somehow lessen the unfairness level a bit. More importantly, you can also use it to control yourself. As they say, too much of everything is bad. And, it sure is bad if you work like a lunatic with the goal of making everything in this world fair; when from the start, everything can’t be fair. Knowing that unfairness is part of living makes you do things in moderation. It...