Misleading headlines


Very odd to say education level = family wealth.

GC:  The evidence is that the majority of people’s outcomes are predictable at the time of birth and are not under individual control. If we understand how strong this inheritance is, we can be more sympathetic to the idea that the rewards for ending up higher or lower on the social spectrum should be made less. We don’t want a society where the winners are already determined at the point of conception.

… so we want a society where there’s no such thing as winning?


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