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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Déjà vu - View from the Mount - Mediocrity of the Meritocracy

Many pundits have presented the case that society needs to reward the achiever. It is argued that the most talented should attain positions of authority, based upon their superior ability. The end result is the formation of a power structure of Elite's; making the decisions, formulating policies and directing the organizations that carry out the plan. It is most difficult to quarrel with the notion that talent is not distributed equally, but it becomes a giant leap to conclude that the very attribute of aptitude, is the sole criteria that justifies positions of authority.

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1 comment:

  1. Market forces not Meritocracies will give the planet a fairer distribution of goodies. Adjusting these forces to be more ethical is our job.