Just-World Fallacy

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The race [goes not always] to the quick, nor the battle to the strong.
— unknown
Life isn't fair, Bill. We tell our children that it is, but it's a terrible thing to do. It's not only a lie, it's a cruel lie. Life is not fair, and it never has been, and it's never going to be.
The Princess Bride, 30th Anniversary edition page 209