The Fairness Principle: How the Veil of Ignorance Helps Test Fairness

Man, I love this blog – always seems to make me see a problem I’m facing from a different angle.

The sole incentive they are biased towards is their own self-preservation, which is equivalent to the preservation of the entire group. They cannot stereotype any particular group as they could be members of it. They lack commitment to their prior selves as they do not know who they are.”

When considering whether we should endorse a proposed law or policy, we can ask: if I did not know if this would affect me or not, would I still support it

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