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Singapore, A Luck Egalitarian Society?

December 4, 2017

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by Chia Zhi Heng The​ ​word​ ​“meritocracy”​ ​has​ ​often​ ​been​ ​thrown​ ​around​ ​to​ ​describe​ ​the​ ​governing principle​ ​behind​ ​Singapore’s​ ​social​ ​and​ ​political​ ​institutions.​ ​I​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​argue​ ​that​ ​the​ ​slogan of​ ​meritocracy​ ​is​ ​a​ ​misrepresentation​ ​of​ ​Singapore​ ​and​ ​that​ ​we​ ​are​ ​better​ ​classified​ ​as​ ​a​ ​luck egalitarian​ ​society.​ ​I​ ​will​ ​argue​ ​this​ ​by​ ​suggesting​ […]

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