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Tolerance is NOT Admirable

Amongst those who espouse the “virtue” of a multi-ethnic society, toleration is often spoken of as an admirable quality. However, at its root, toleration means putting up with something you dislike. 187 more words

Social Justice

Vigorous Meritocracy

“There is something to be said for lanect governance. Not a lot, but something.

“That something is that lanect polities are some of the truest meritocracies in the Worlds. 435 more words


Actually, you don't like the royal family as much as you think you do...

I sort of understand if you’re a daft  tourist visiting Britain, and you want to gawp at the weirdo freakazoid Brit monarchy (though of course the whole Good For Tourism thing is… 885 more words

Privilege in the Media: The In-Crowd and Oxbridge

“If we truly lived in a meritocracy, it would be the most talented and conscientious who would succeed, instead of the Oxbridge-educated minority with their parents’ money behind them.” 1,334 more words


Excerpts from "Meritocracy and Elitism"

Excerpts from “Meritocracy and Elitism in a Global City: Ideological Shifts in Singapore”

by Kenneth Paul Tan (2008)

PDF Link to Journal Article: Academia.edu

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Meritocracy by Derek Fordjour

April 8 – May 1, 2015
JACK BELL GALLERY, 13 Mason’s Yard , St. James’s, London, UK

From Jack Bell Gallery:

Jack Bell Gallery is pleased to present a solo show of work by New York based contemporary artist Derek Fordjour. 220 more words

African American Artists