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25. Society / A. State of Nature / 5. Original Position / c. Difference principle

[bias towards equality when designing a society]

3 ideas
All desirable social features should be equal, unless inequality favours the disadvantaged [Rawls]
An egalitarian system must give priority to those with the worst prospects in life [Nagel]
The difference principles says we must subsidise the costs of other people's choices [Kymlicka]