A talented head cook at a school in central Sweden has been told to stop baking fresh bread and to cut back on her wide-ranging veggie buffets because it was unfair that students at other schools didn't have access to the unusually tasty offerings...You remember the old joke about a Puritan's being someone who's afraid that someone, somewhere, might be having fun? Well, you know what we call a person who's afraid that someone, somewhere, might have it better than someone else....
"A menu has been developed... It is about making a collective effort on quality, to improve school meals overall and to try and ensure everyone does the same," Katarina Lindberg, head of the unit responsible for the school diet scheme, told the local Falukuriren newspaper.
Sunday, October 07, 2012
Equality of Outcomes
I'm one who believes in equality of opportunity while others believe in equality of outcomes. Usually, equality of outcomes means bringing everyone down to the lowest common level: