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Meritocracy. A small scale Americana. What is a meritocracy?. a system in which the talented are chosen and moved ahead on the basis of their achievement originates from the works of Confucius America’s school system is based on meritocratic structures.

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meritocracy

Meritocracy

A small scale Americana

what is a meritocracy
What is a meritocracy?
  • a system in which the talented are chosen and moved ahead on the basis of their achievement
  • originates from the works of Confucius
  • America’s school system is based on meritocratic structures.
wanting to move away from the responsibilities placed on you by a democratic republic
Wanting to move away from the responsibilities placed on you by a democratic-republic?

SINGAPORE …

is the place for you. They’re public policy emphasizes academic achievements and tangible objects of merit. Lucky for those idiots who amount to nothing, “wealth does not pass three generations”

but wait there s more
But wait there’s more….

Ecuador…

Also a meritocracy. Want to take a guess at who advised them when instituting their government???

so what are the pro s and con s
SO what are the pro’s and con’s

Cons

  • Merit is subjective
  • Big blow to your confidence!!
  • Peter principle
  • Social/environmental factors
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Pros
  • Enhances the desire to achieve
  • Intellectual criteria above all
  • High intellectuals lead country
  • Society intelligence increases as a whole
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“Self-actualization is what educated existence is all about. For members of the educated class, life is one long graduate school. When they die, God meets them at the gates of heaven, totes up how many fields of self-expression they have mastered, and then hands them a divine diploma and lets them in.” ― David Brooks, Bobos in Paradise

Meritocracy in America: Aptitude tests/ act/ sat/ wages/ promotion/