18 MAY 2011 by ideonexus

 The Hypocrisy of Elitism

At the same time, children with special abilities and skills need to be nourished and encouraged. They are a national treasure. Challenging programmes for the 'gifted' are sometimes decried as 'elitism'. Why aren't intensive practice sessions for varsity football, baseball and basketball players and interschool competition deemed elitism? After all, only the most gifted athletes participate. There is a self-defeating double-standard at work here, nationwide.
Folksonomies: elitism academia
Folksonomies: elitism academia
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Why aren't sports considered elitist?