The cesspit that is the British educational system

Screen Shot 2015-09-12 at 11.40.02Dalrymple speaks at a debate organised by the Institute of Art and Ideas (from 02:30 in the video) in which he makes the point that meritocracy and equality of opportunity are neither possible nor desirable. We should stop worrying about such chimeras, he says,

and tackle a real problem, the terrible deficiency in our educational system. To do that would require imagination and courage, which is what our political class lacks.

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