精英统治的起起落落

精英一词让人感觉良好,它也是事业有成者的代名词。这种成就通常来自学术方面,既靠先天的资质也靠后天的训练。学术头衔是衡量的标准,而头衔的取得也要看成绩:A、B、C、D或者一级、二级甲等、二级乙等、三级。

谁不希望实行精英统治?这肯定好过富豪统治中的财富决定地位,也强过老人政治中的年龄决定尊卑。甚至连贵族政治都难望其项背,因为决定贵族地位的不过是与生俱来的头衔和财产。

因此精英政治更富诱惑,至少乍一看的确如此。可这结论经不住推敲,事情远没有那么简单。

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