The Importance Of Life's Not Fair In Youth Sports

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The saying that “life’s not fair” has been used both as a phrase to explain how someone has been treated, and as a wise word to a person thinking that everything in life is going to go their way. There are many ways of thinking about the topic of fairness but when determining what is considered to be fair and what is not, the belief that working for what you earn is the most ethical way of thinking and deciding why that is arises a controversial topic. See, individuals thinks that the way they wish to be treated is being fair, wanting to be pampered and babied along not making the journey even ever so slightly hard. This thought is most definitely in opposition of our current society and its competitive job market. Life is a competition …show more content…
This policy seems to have some redeeming qualities that both give praise the person who tries to do his or hers best and makes sure that the individual has worked towards that goal and was not just handed a trophy for nothing. The fact of the matter that if someone is willing to get up and out, not being afraid of failure, and tries to conquer a feat is a noble enough cause for an award of effort. On the contrary, some could argue that the trophy could be give to a person whom has neglected the system and has not truly work toward that objective and only gave minimal participation and effort towards a cause. The point given is a valid point, but in this system most do try otherwise they wouldn’t have signed up and the needs of the many out way the needs of the …show more content…
Meaning, that if you try at something you definitely have a chance of fulfilling your dream as opposed to not doing anything in which case you have no shot what so ever. Stated in final sentence of Life’s Not Fair Deal With it! there is a sentence that reads “Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping – they called it opportunity.” There is a deeper meaning behind what this sentence says that can be applied to the message being portrayed in this article about opportunity. In today’s job market burger flipping is seen as a somewhat unwanted job and that’s what makes the case that much stronger. When burger flipping is being compared to opportunity most would question the sanity of the author but he is getting the reader the message very clearly that even when at a job like burger flipping there was still a sense of hope and pride in that they could earn an income or that they held a job at all. Point being, that even burger flipping is not beneath your dignity and that there are opportunities everywhere, you just need to find and harness them

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