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The Hypocrisy of "Meritocracy" in University Admissions

This recent piece in the WSJ outlines how business schools are openly starting to discriminate against Asian applicants. This seems to me to be a fantastic example of the hypocrisy of how we view "merit" in admission to universities. It's a badly-kept secret that the UCs and other top universities hold Asian applicants to different standards than others. The myth of "but they took my seat!" directed at people seen as "undeserving" of admission rings more hollow than ever when universities are now actively giving non-Asians boosts in admissions relative to Asian applicants. We live today in an era when practically all non-Asians are given different admission standards, so where does "fairness" actually factor in?


Jew quotas are now looked at as being discriminatory and unfair. It'll be interesting to see in the future if we look back at "Asian quotas" as being the same. So many people demand "fairness," but then happily benefit from discrimination against Asian applicants— what's fair about any of this?

Just like nobody in the early-2oth century really wanted "diversity" by keeping Jews out of schools, nobody today truly wants "merit" in admissions. It's all a big fat lie to keep class populations the right percents. So the next time you hear someone whine about how "minorities" get an easy ride, show them this article and ask, "does this now apply to whites as well?"

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