Notes On: “The Tyranny of Merit” – Chapter 3

In Chapter Two of his work, entitled “The Rhetoric of Rising”, Sandel considers the negative impacts of the Rhetoric of Rising on individuals and society. All Excerpt FromThe Tyranny of MeritMichael J. Sandelhttps://books.apple.com/us/book/the-tyranny-of-merit/id1498471753This material may be protected by copyright. “The suggestion that they were admitted due to luck or other factors beyond their control provokes … Continue reading Notes On: “The Tyranny of Merit” – Chapter 3

Notes On: “The Tyranny of Merit” – Chapter One

“As the meritocracy intensifies, the striving so absorbs us that our indebtedness recedes from view. In this way, even a fair meritocracy, one without cheating or bribery or special privileges for the wealthy, induces a mistaken impression—that we have made it on our own” Thus is the delusion of the rugged individual. No one in … Continue reading Notes On: “The Tyranny of Merit” – Chapter One