While it is very sturdy of comfortable men to point out that life is unfair, the people it is unfair to are not apt to be morally or philosophically elevated by the announcement. If you are going to preach that unfairness is inescapable for some, good sense suggests that you also accept the inevitability of beastly behavior by people who have to carry the burden.

Russell Baker (b. 1925) American journalist, author, humorist
“The Unfairness of It All,” So This Is Depravity (1980)
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