In the 21st century, children who are born upper middle & upper class will have exceedingly high chances to be highly successful because their parents are able to provide them myriad educational, networking, & specifically socioeconomic opportunities to succeed. Yes, a child born into upper middle & upper class circumstances WILL succeed.
Conversely, children born into lower, working, & lower middle class circumstances have lesser chances to succeed because their parents can't afford them the educational, networking, & socioeconomic opportunities necessary to become highly successful. Such children are lucky if they keep their heads above water. In this century, the only children who will become highly successful are born into upper middle & upper class environments. Your thoughts?
Even if you define "life success" as "lots of money" (a very poor definition: "money is the root of all evil" has too much truth to it) it still doesn't work. Far too many spoiled brats are "successful" only as long as mommy and daddy continue to shovel their wealth/earnings to their worthless, non-producing child.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
that is totally false. It is the A students who are the MOST SUCCESSFUL in life. They have more opportunities to further their education and to succeed than either B or C students. A students are more likely to attend graduate, law, and/or medical school than either B or C...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
Do you believe that there are children who are born for success? There are children who are overachievers, everything they touch turns to gold. They are stars in everything they undertake. To say that they are highly self-motivated would be an understatement. These are the...
by Sophia Angelique 4 months ago
According to Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Outliers, the answer is no.Gladwell showed repeatedly that whether people who succeeded or not, depended a great deal on how much wealth and education their parents had. For example, children who have the benefit of a private school learn a lot of things...
by Rajan Singh Jolly 6 years ago
What is more important- education or luck- to succeed in life?
by realtalk247 3 years ago
Les Brown "There are people in your life who feel threatened, jealous, and envious of who you are, and what you have going for you. Some of them just don't want anything for themselves, and have no ambition or motivation to do anything new. They either don’t know how to change, or don’t...
by mr. daydream 8 years ago
Overall, do people deserve second chances after making (at best) careless or selfish errors, if not doing completely evil deeds.
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