Social Justice: The Upper Class and Classism


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Social Justice: The Upper Class and Classism
The following paper is a look at the purpose, the history and the effect of the upper class in society; it is also an effort to describe this class. Overall, it may be argued that the elites served many purposes: they were the ones who did the fighting (at least in feudal times); they were the ones who served as the intellectual leaders of society; they were the ones whose wealth was used to invest in various manufacturing concerns; and they were the ones (and they still are) who set the national and societal agenda. Societies tend to need a pyramidal formation, with clear leaders at the top, and the upper class has historically filled that role. In that sense, whatever their failings, the upper...
The end:
.....ower and to ensure that their posterity never have to suffer like anyone else’s.
Being an elite means to be forever privileged.
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