29. Fara Hain
VP Corporate Marketing, Skyhawk Security
Generally rooted in the concept of fairness, justice underpins the legal and moral code of any society. It is a balancing act between what a society deems is right or moral or fair and serves as the basis for enacting laws.
There’s a biblical verse, “Justice, justice, you should pursue,” and the verse continues, “that you may inherit the land.” It’s a helpful reminder that the active pursuit of justice, laws, and fairness are the only way to govern a country successfully.
Perhaps pursuing justice today – when so many aspects of ‘what is just’ are debated – means that we get out of our comfort zone to understand the merits of both sides of an argument. If we pursue Justice by genuinely looking not only at our own beliefs and values, but also the beliefs and values of those on the other side, I believe we will enact laws that adhere to the pursuit of justice.