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David Brooks: The Moral Bucket List

There’s a theme emerging in much of what I’m reading these days, as it becomes ever clearer to us all that many different kinds of change must take place in the world as a whole. 2,257 more words

Other Voices

Shemot Thirty-Eight: Meritocracy in Ancient Israel

Bezalel continues his work. He makes the altar, which is of acacia wood, and all of the ritual vessels. He makes pillars, and wall hangings, and and screens for the gates of the court of the tabernacle. 291 more words

Tanakh

The power of families: Dynasties

Date: 16-04-2015
Source: The Economist

The enduring power of families in business and politics should trouble believers in meritocracy

“AS A democracy the United States ought presumably to be able to dispense with dynastic families,” wrote Arthur Schlesinger junior, one of America’s best-known historians, in 1947. 1,755 more words

Business / Economy

Time warp: Liberal Creationism

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/human_nature/features/2007/created_equal/liberalcreationism.html

…Tests do show an IQ deficit, not just for Africans relative to Europeans, but for Europeans relative to Asians. Economic and cultural theories have failed to explain most of the pattern, and there’s strong preliminary evidence that part of it is genetic.

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Science

Dismantling the Meritocracy Myth

by Amit Singh

Last week on my Twitter an interesting debate on the so-called ‘meritocracy’ emerged between Media Diversified (@WritersOfColour) and Milo Yiannopolulos (@Nero). Yiannopolulos, Associate Editor at Breitbart, regarded the… 1,253 more words

Racism

A-Z of HRBP #A: Appraisals

It wasn’t hard to decide, it really wasn’t. When initially I thought of this series, I feared that I’d have lots of topics competing for a letter. 412 more words

HRBP

Arresting Development: Police 'Detain Thousands' After Bihar Exam-Cheating Epidemic!

The Indian state of #Bihar is rocked by a fresh #exam cheating scandal involving surrogate #students who took a police force entrance paper

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Education