Someone once said to me,"Well it (life) is neither fair nor unfair. It just is." I find myself going back and forth with this. I understand how fairness is a personal judgment we apply to situations, based on our expectations. Some expectations are ones we could do without. But then there are those that are based on the desire for circumstances such as personal safety, human dignity, equality, and so on. Would it be of any benefit to maintain a belief that life is neither fair nor unfair, it just is? While I believe that a situation is neither inherently fair nor unfair, it only becomes so once we judge it - is it really possible to suspend our judgments? Is it counter-productive to judge circumstances as fair or unfair?