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Meritocracy and Its Discontents

Adrian Wooldridge’s newest book, in which he makes intelligent contributions to the fraught cultural debate about the value—or lack thereof—of meritocracy, is entitled The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World.[1] Those who have perused the beautiful correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams might recall their letters on the subject of the […]

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