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Aphorism 11 / Society / Self-Starters and Perception of Context


Whether by nature or nurture, many people lack the qualities of drive and ambition. These personalities can be found in both the lower and upper classes in society. But the image that the right wing in our country has is that people in the lower class are purely ambitionless and without drive. Therefore, non-self starters cannot be forgiven in the lower class because they perpetuate the stereotype. Meanwhile, non-self starters among the upper class are championed as geniuses who figured out how to escape the rat race.

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