In 250+ words, share your general reflections on the pros and cons of meritocracy. You may want to address one or more of the following questions:
•Is true “meritocracy” possible? Is equal opportunity possible? What might we do to bring our society closer to these ideals?
•Does meritocracy destroy social trust? Is it possible to maintain responsibility to others in a meritocratic system? Does meritocracy threaten democracy?
•Is it fair to call meritocracy a new form of aristocracy that is as oppressive as the old elite?