Originally Posted by Chaney
Boy, you are living on a different planet to me. All around me I see decent men get scant rewards for their efforts, and lying crooks prosper as the general rule. We ain't living in no meritocratic utopia, buddy...I'm sorry to be the one to break that to you.
In many cases this is true - that the "system" is no meritocracy. Funny that sports competition comes closest to a meritocracy than what most of us do.
On the other hand, what SuperHut said about Ali was very true. Ali wasn't this "messiah" that too many want to think he was.