Jackson, for example, appears to be committed to a version of prospectivism according to which rightness
depends on actual beliefs, reasonable probability estimates and the true account of value.
, supra note 3, at 1236, 1238 nn.62-63, 65 & 1241 n.75.
We should accept a "not in charge" identity that does not make our rightness
contingent on others' wrongness.
Justice is the principle of moral rightness
. The state of Mississippi was not honorable or fair in its dealings with the accused.
Alan Scot Willis presents an honest, balanced, and forthright account of how the Southern Baptist hierarchy tried to persuade their congregations and pastors of the rightness
and biblical correctness of an integrated society.
The problem comes when the breakup is accompanied by conflicts over territory and resources - conflicts which are often rooted in a web of historical claims which leaves each group deeply convinced of the rightness
of its position.
We need to become confident in the rightness
of our ideas, firm in our resolve, creative and determined in our social action, and unabashedly subversive of entrenched power whenever it works against our values (including those values we share with our religious friends).
It has the same BMW feeling of quality and rightness
about it: the sort of involvement and feedback that makes you want to drive it and take pleasure even from short journeys to the shops.
Many of us feel it's our duty to champion rightness
even when it comes to unimportant issues or facts.
It is formal, highly structured, and complex; however, it has a simplicity to it, a sense of rightness
and inevitability that makes the work just seem to flow.
Even in these days of women's liberation, it is not unusual for a woman to have questions about the "rightness
" of her body.
For them, the discovery of mass graves, the opening of the torture chambers, the discovery that Saddam sent his son to clean out the Central Bank in March are more than enough to convince them of the moral rightness
of toppling the dictator.