- Meritocracy assumes that all achievement is unaided externally and is due solely to individual effort
- Upward mobility through college education is not the universal panacea for equal opportunity and dignified work
Meritocracy, the belief that success is earned through our toil or guile, is hard-wired in all humans. In a merit-based system, wealth and advantage are hard-won.
A survey conducted by The Aga ...