How Do We Explain Social Justice?


Social justice is the complete economic equality of all members of society. While this may sound like a lofty objective, what it really means is that wealth should be collected by the government and evenly distributed to everyone. In short, social justice is communism.
– Jayme Sellards

Social justice is a euphemism for left wing values.
– Dennis Prager

‘Social Justice Warriors’ want to treat everyone as a member of an identity group, delivering verdicts and outcomes to groups, while ignoring the specifics of each individual case. There is nothing ‘just’ about that.
– Wallace Garneau

The new concept of ‘social’ justice came to the rescue of the egalitarians, and enabled them to present their malice towards the successful as a bid for justice on behalf of the rest.
– Roger Scruton

Social Justice Warriors are not working class heroes. They are bourgeois arts graduates with no aptitude for science or business, who feel bitter at the large disparity between their high self-evaluation and their low prospects.
– Alice Smith

Envy was once known as one of the seven deadly sins. Today it goes by its new name: social justice.
– Thomas Sowell

Since this is an era when many people are concerned about ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice,’ what is your ‘fair share’ of what someone else has worked for?
– Thomas Sowell

Real justice means that you treat individuals as individuals, and not as members of a class.
– Douglas Wilson

Social justice, despite its cheery, flowery connotation, is really just a stone’s throw away from vigilantism and just a few rows down the path from fascism.
– James Swift

It is indeed the concept of ‘social justice’ which has been the Trojan Horse through which totalitarianism has entered.
– F. A. Hayek

People need some kind of religion to give meaning to their lives. In the absence of a spiritual religion, they have invented the secular religion of social justice. They defend their positions with a fanaticism, an intolerant hatred characteristic of fanatical, fundamentalist religion rather than the balanced dialog of scientific inquiry.
– Douglas Murray

I call upon America to be more careful with its trust. Prevent those from falsely using social justice to lead you down a false road. They are trying to weaken you. We can only reach with determination for the warm hand of God, which we have so rashly and self-confidently pushed away.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Rethinking diversity

Thomas SowellCan you cite one speck of hard evidence of the benefits of “diversity” that we have heard gushed about for years? Evidence of its harm can be seen — written in blood — from Iraq to India, from Serbia to Sudan, from Fiji to the Philippines. It is scary how easily so many people can be brainwashed by sheer repetition of a word.

― Thomas Sowell

Who led the fight against slavery?

Thomas SowellWhile slavery was common to all civilizations, as well as to peoples considered uncivilized, only one civilization developed a moral revulsion against it, very late in hits history…not even the leading moralists in other civilizations rejected slavery at all…. Moreover, within Western civilization, the principle impetus for the abolition of slavery came first from very conservative religious activists – people who would today be called ‘the religious right.’…this story is not ‘politically correct’ in today’s terms. Hence it is ignored, as if it never happened.

–Thomas Sowell 
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