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Response to Johnny2X2X (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 9, 2021, 04:32 PM

3. Yes. Hardest on the lower-paid half. Everything hits the "have less"

and "have nots" far more than those above the socioeconomic chasm that's developed.

When I dropped out of high school at the end of the '60s, it was leapable. Get a job, pay for additional schooling to the level of income and "whatever" you want, if necessary learn to eat with your mouth closed, get a job (generally plentiful), do a decent job at it. That was basically the ticket to wherever in the various middle to modest wealth classes you planted your goal. Beyond that tended to require special ability and usually some luck for those not born to it, but was open to those who could.

Meritocracy still exists, but institutionalized barriers have grown and been thrown up.

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