The richer, whiter, and better educated you are, the less likely you support prizes-for-everybody and the more likely you are to support winner-take-all. In other words, the people saying everyone’s participation should be celebrated whether they win or not are probably the people who don’t expect to win very often.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Should Only Winners Get Trophies?
divides Americans in many ways, for example 80% of Libertarians opt for winners only, vs. 53% of Democrats. But the biggest difference is by income. Scott Alexander comments: