The table above describes the distribution of wealth in 4 fictional countries. Take the original position. You are behind the veil of ignorance and don’t know whether you will be in the top 20%, the bottom, or somewhere in the middle. Not knowing this, which country would you want to live in? Why? Which country has the most fair distribution according to Rawls’ difference principle? Why? (briefly explain what the difference principle is and what justifies it). Rawls is discussed in Burnor & Raley Ch. 10 pp. 205-207.
Write at least 400 words. Your answer should have at least two paragraphs. Be sure to answer all of the questions asked, but write in the style of an essay.