Fairness falls under the virtue category of Justice. Justice describes strengths that make life fair. They are broadly interpersonal and describe the best interaction between the individual and a group or community.
Fairness is a cognitive judgment capacity that involves reasoning and making judgments. It involves 2 types of reasoning:
1. Justice reasoning which emphasizes logic and weighing principles to determine moral rights and responsibilities
2. Care reasoning which includes empathy and compassion; the ability to put yourself in somebody else’s shoes.
Self-monitor to see whether you think about or treat people of other ethnicities and cultures stereotypically.
The next time you make a mistake, self-monitor to see whether you admit it.
Watch a film or a documentary which exemplifies fairness, social justice, and equity. (ex: 12 Angry Men)