Let's Talk About Milton Friedman And Meritocracy

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Recently, on a listserv I’m on, someone posted a Milton Friedman quote and said — I’m paraphrasing here — I think this is wrong, but what’s the cleanest explanation for why it’s wrong?

According to the Hoover Institution, the quote in question comes from an essay that originally appeared in the book Free to Choose: A Personal Statement:

Much of the moral …

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