Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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[...] The institutionalized meritocratic system helps a few to gain access to positions they merit and from which they might otherwise be barred. But it allows many more to gain access to positions on the basis of ascribed status under the cover of having gained this access by achievement.

probably my fave take on meritocracy as ideology

—p.133 A Balance Sheet (113) by Immanuel Wallerstein 2¬†years ago

[...] The institutionalized meritocratic system helps a few to gain access to positions they merit and from which they might otherwise be barred. But it allows many more to gain access to positions on the basis of ascribed status under the cover of having gained this access by achievement.

probably my fave take on meritocracy as ideology

—p.133 A Balance Sheet (113) by Immanuel Wallerstein 2¬†years ago