For the Right FAIRNESS means "equality", we all have equal opportunity. For the Left FAIRNESS means "equity", we all have equal outcomes. Equality means everyone crosses the STARTING line at the same time. Equity means everyone crosses the FINISH line at the same time, no matter how much talent or individual effort they put forth. Equal opportunity allows people to blossom and to reap the benefits of their efforts. Equity stifles initiative, the desire to be creative, and the motivation to work hard. The difference between “equality” and “equity” is the difference between the freedom to choose for ourselves or the tyranny of elites who decide what is "equitable" and have the power to make choices for the rest of us.