The Problems With Meritocracies

Happen before the merit measuring even begins.

A hand tangled up in a measuring tape.
Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash

We can all agree equality as an ideal is a positive and desirable thing. Everyone being treated equally, experiencing life with equal footing and security. That doesn’t mean everyone always winning and no one ever losing but rather everyone having an equal opportunity to take a swing at it. If that is the case then those who succeed will be those with the…



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Jeff Fox

Jeff Fox


A professional dancer, choreographer, theatre creator, and featured TEDx speaker with an honours degree in psychology, two black belts, and a lap-top.