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Science versus the 'Horatio Alger myth'

In a new study scientists have taken a condensed matter physics concept usually applied to the way substances such as ice freeze, called ‘frustration,’ and applied it to a simple social network model of frustrated components. They show that inequality of wealth can emerge spontaneously and more equality can be gained by pure initiative.


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