> > Ordinary intuitions about "fairness" may be less than commonly assumed about
> > equal outcomes, and more about how well success correlates with genetic
> moral and political philosophy, the reigning school of thought, led by Ronald
> Dworkin, posits exactly the converse. ... benefits we accrue by dint of chance
> or of ... genetic attributes ... are exactly those that ought rightly be
> subject to redistribution. Those benefits that we accrue by dint of choice we
> can rightly retain. ... To judge what common folks say about trust-fund kids,
> I suspect that Dworkin may have done a good job of ... rationalizing envy.
I don't think you read my article (at http://hanson.gmu.edu/fairgene.html).
Thinking it is unfair for kids to get advantages from rich parents
("trust-fund kids") *is* one of the main predictions of my theory.
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