Nepotism - Is it such a bad thing ?

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Re: Nepotism - Is it such a bad thing ?

Postby Diamond Dog » 08 Nov 2017, 15:53

Toby wrote: The notion that it is white people alone who would practice nepotism is silly. Sure, in Britain, it is white people in the main because they hold key positions in virtually all major institutions.

I think there may be a link there Toby.
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Re: Nepotism - Is it such a bad thing ?

Postby yomptepi » 08 Nov 2017, 18:16

It is Labour party policy , isn't it?
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Re: Nepotism - Is it such a bad thing ?

Postby K » 08 Nov 2017, 18:30

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Re: Nepotism - Is it such a bad thing ?

Postby Robert » 08 Nov 2017, 18:41

The Modernist wrote:
Toby wrote:I think objectively it's a bad thing, but it happens (a lot) so there must be a reason why it goes on.

Well it goes on because people will always want to benefit their own family and friends, over a total stranger. I think we all understand that. The problem is when it becomes endemic and institutionalised as it has become in the media I think.

I don’t think it’s quite like that. If you need to hire someone, unknown people will always be at a disadvantage. It’s not that fact that they are friends or family but purely the predictability in behaviour and attitude that makes the choice easier.