Do Popular People Deserve their Popularity?

The meritocratic nature of popularity – and why it is harmful to the social environment of adolescents.

“Michael Sandel no Fronteiras do Pensamento São Paulo 2014” by fronteirasweb is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Objections to a Merit-Based Popularity System

Attitudes Complementing the Meritocratic System

Popularity: A Worthy or Shallow Ambition?


A BA in general economics and studying psychology at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Previously written for Areo Magazine and Merion West

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