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Jul 11 2013

The Merit Delusion

Medal For Merits. Image in public domain; via Wikimedia Commons (links to source).

with inputs from Sunil. Reservations (affirmative action) are a highly contentious issue in India but mostly for all the wrong reasons. One of those is an argument that reservations dilute merit. Consider this “joke” that was email forward fodder years ago and is now doing the rounds in social networks. It is good example of …

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