Compensation: (n) the action or process of awarding someone money as a recompense for loss
I am a white man.
What compensation do I owe my black brothers and sisters because I share a color with abusing sons-of-bitches who kept them in bondage for over three hundred years?
I am a man.
What compensation should I present to my sisters who continue to struggle for permission to have 98% of the physical attributes of their brothers while receiving less than half of the respect?
I am a bald man.
What compensation should I provide my head for abandonment?
I am very fat.
Is there a compensation due my cardiovascular system for being asked to work overtime without any pay increase?
I am a father.
What compensation am I due from my children for biologically extending myself into relationships which continue to need attention and growth?
I am a Christian.
What compensation do I owe the ancestors of the Moors, who had to endure the Crusades of those misguided souls of my faith?
I am not political.
What compensation do I owe to the Republicans and Democrats for selecting to ignore their foolishness?
Who should I write a check to for my ineptness?
Who owes me compensation for defiling my individuality and besmirching my reputation?
It is why we have mercy.
Sometimes compensation just doesn’t cut it.