Doesn't Kim kardashian and Paris Hilton prove without a doubt that capitialism is not a meritocracy?
- JohnLv 43 weeks ago
They are old women now. Don't you have new names to mention someone hot and young that might hang out in clubs that we can put into bed and tuck in because she's not supposed to be out past her bedtime? And is supposed to go to bed early -- school in the merning!
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
They do a good job of that.
- SocratesLv 73 weeks ago
They are an extension of celebrity status. Little of that is on merit, just hype and self promotion. PLEASE tell me you know there is more to Capitalism than Bozos like that?
- BrianLv 63 weeks ago
Heck, donnie trump does that.
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- BeardogLv 73 weeks ago
It’s not a meritocracy, at all, but I don’t know that they’re the proof you’re looking for. I’m not a fan of either one, but they did both successfully work to build brands separately from their parents’. Don’t confuse the characters they play on their shows with the women who produce them, producing a tv show is a pain in the ***. Most trust fund kids never even do that, they just spend their parents money until they inherit the rest.
- NRA4EVERLv 43 weeks ago
If anything Hunter Biden proves that. Of course no one said capitalism was a meritocracy in the 1st place so your point is moot. And even merit doesn't mean much sometimes.........I mean look at all those meaningless awards democrats are always giving each other.
- ChrisLv 63 weeks ago
A capitalist is someone who puts his capital at risk to finance a business enterprise based on an analysis of expected returns. Not exactly what these two are doing. Warren Buffett is an example of a capitalist. You might be confusing capitalism with free enterprise.
- YavanLv 73 weeks ago
Of course. Free market theory is pseudo-science. It tells a story that the powerful like to hear and that's why it's still alive.
Economists like pristine mathematical models because nobody can argue with pristine mathematical models. It looks very ''sciencey''. Except mathematical economics reminds me of Ptolemeac Astronomy more than anything else. The models fit the conclusions they want to reach, not observations of the real world.
- 3 weeks ago
they got all they wanted from inheritance
- 3 weeks ago
They prove that anyone can be wealthy if born into the right conditions.