Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “meritocracy”

Born To Be Rich, Born To Be Poor

For somebody like me, economist Gregory Clark’s piece on success and genetic …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Aristocracy Of Virtue & Sorry Sapsuckers

Reader Political Atheist makes an excellent Evans-Manning comment: Rod draws a very …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

The Geographical Aristocracy Of Meritocracy

David Brooks has a thought-provoking column today on how meritocracy creates geography-based …

Posted January 25th, 2013

The Trouble With Meritocracy

and what “Downton Abbey” can teach us about its limits

Posted January 23rd, 2013

Paternalism And The Dumb

Steve Sailer links to a Felix Salmon blog post about IQ and …

Posted September 11th, 2012

Meritocracy and Humility

I can’t possibly do justice to Walter Russell Mead’s long, provocative meditation …

Posted July 9th, 2012