The thoughts in this article are all my own, but informed by ongoing conversations made popular by BBC’s the Documentary Podcast and CBC’s Marketplace.
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Cornelius Princeton ‘18, eight-generation legacy at an unnamed prestigious Ivy-league university, bragged on Tuesday about how his high school accomplishments truly had been exceptional to earn him a spot in said institution. 96 more words
In the past, and even today, it was common in hierarchical or traditional societies for the sons and, to a lesser extent, the daughters of prominent individuals to succeed to their parent’s position merely on the basis of familial relatedness. 2,217 more words