Confronting the “Pull yourself up by the bootstraps” myth


Before worrying about whether people are pulling themselves up by their bootstraps, let’s make sure everyone has boots. A pervasive myth at the core of our society is the idea of “pulling yourself up by the bootstraps,” the idea that anybody can become rich and successful if they just work hard enough. This is a […]

http://spencerfernando.com/2016/05/14/confronting-the-pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps-myth/

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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One Response to Confronting the “Pull yourself up by the bootstraps” myth

  1. helen1950 says:

    Reblogged this on Living, Libraries and [Dead] Languages and commented:
    … more thoughts

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