PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXX: …

Listen now | Noah Smith & Brad DeLong's 30:00 < [Length of Weekly Podcast] < 60:00, with Special Guest Matt Suandi: Early promotion to a job with more responsibility and scope—at least in the WWII-era USN—shapes your life to a remarkable degree by giving you scope to develop and exercise your talents. If the WWII-era USN is typical, we waste huge amounts of human potential by not giving people workplace opportunities to show what they can learn to do. Equality isn’t just about money: it is about scope for action, about developing and exercising talents, and about receiving external validation. A good society would give people much more opportunity to discover how big a deal they are and can become, and remind them of this at every opportunity.

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