Since then, though the guns has been silenced, and occasional sporadic and limited clashes continued, thousands of Eritrean youth cross the border heading towards Ethiopian refugee camps from where they continue the arduous journey to Europe and elsewhere. Sadly, the region is still licking its wounds.
Posted on July 24, by Scott Alexander I. Prospect Magazine writes about the problem with meritocracy. First Things thinks meritocracy is killing America. Feminist Philosophers comes out against meritocracy.
Vox calls for an attack on the false god of meritocracy. Some of these people are just being pointlessly edgy. The other articles actually mean it.
Then they go to Harvard and dazzle their professors with their sparkling wit and dapper suits. Does that mean we should be against meritocracy? Freddie de Boer, in his review of yet another anti-meritocracy book, puts it best: I reject meritocracy because I reject the idea of human deserts.
I believe an equal best should be done for all people at all times. More practically, I believe that anything resembling an accurate assessment of what someone deserves is impossible, inevitably drowned in a sea of confounding variables, entrenched advantage, genetic and physiological tendencies, parental influence, peer effects, random chance, and the conditions under which a person labors.
To reflect on the immateriality of human deserts is not a denial of choice; it is a denial of self-determination. The intuition behind meritocracy is this: Generalize a little, and you have the argument for being a meritocrat everywhere else.
The Federal Reserve making good versus bad decisions can be the difference between an economic boom or a recession, and ten million workers getting raises or getting laid off. This has nothing to do with fairness, deserts, or anything else. If some rich parents pay for their unborn kid to have experimental gene therapy that makes him a superhumanly-brilliant economist, and it works, and through no credit of his own he becomes a superhumanly-brilliant economist — then I want that kid in charge of the Federal Reserve.
The real solution to this problem is the one none of the anti-meritocracy articles dare suggest: Some of these people are too poor to afford to go to college. These people have loads of merit. I got into medical school because I got good grades in college; those good grades were in my major, philosophy. A lawyer's conduct should conform to the requirements of the law, both in professional service to clients and in the lawyer's business and personal affairs.
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