Daily Archives: March 25, 2016

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Good Friday: the end of fairness

That’s not fair! This phrase punctuates modern life. A perceived lack of fairness fuels arguments that lead to broken relationships. One professional athlete feels disrespected because another player makes 15 million dollars a year and he only makes 13 million. We have become all about fairness. Today, fairness is equated with rightness. Fairness means that what is right must be relative and not absolute. Situations and circumstances change, therefore what is right must change as well. Above all else life must be fair. Welcome to the existentialist, post-modern western culture. How did our culture begin to worship at the altar of fairness? Answer: the substitutionary death of Christ on the cross has become irrelevant.  If there is one truth to […]