Parental Influence

December 23, 2008 By: erik Category: Musings, Stuff I Found, USA 128 views

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History suggests that, all other things being equal, a society prospers in proportion to its ability to prevent parents from influencing their children’s success directly.

After Credentials, by Paul Graham

At least he mentions his bias as a startup funder. In general, I think Graham makes a lot of sense in all his essays about smaller companies being better for society in the long term.