Those who spend their professional hours delving into the mysteries of our species have observed that if you put a bunch of four year olds in a room you risk being on the receiving end of toddler outrage if everyone doesn't get the same number of stickers as a reward for tasks attempted.
The argument is that our more basic understanding of equity is a part of our
being. Then things change. Quite why they do can be understood by applying the
reasoning part of our minds to justifications for the victims of inequity. As we
grow we absorb these justifications or risk being ostracized, sent to the