[lit-ideas] Re: RR and EF

  • From: Scribe1865@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2004 20:33:37 EDT

In a message dated 6/6/2004 4:40:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
straker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
Orwellian hero ... 
Anyone read _The Rise of the Meritocracy_ by Michael Young? Quite a funny 
send-up of a "utopia" designed around standardized test scores. The unreliable 
narrator is actually convinced that multiple academic degrees and high test 
scores indicate ability to create and lead, and that in a world where people 
are 
judged by these factors, the high scorers will produce excellent ...  (looking 
around nervously) ...

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