There are many things that I would like to change in the world. At the top of the list is inequality – the thing that stops most people being free to aspire. 171 more words
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Every day of our lives we are told to ‘do our best’ and ‘try our hardest’ and I will not dispute that hard work and discipline is needed for anyone to succeed in any field. 397 more words
This is why a system based on meritocracy doesn’t work – because not everyone lives in equal circumstances and life just happens. All it takes is a string of disasters and the lack of a supporting network for your life to crumble down in a system that prizes meritocracy.