- Written by Jonathan Clatworthy Jonathan Clatworthy
- Published: 03 August 2017 03 August 2017
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There is a good article in the Guardian by Selina Todd on the tension between social mobility and equality. Written in the context of a disagreement between Conservative and Labour Party policies on education, it argues against social mobility and in favour of equality.
This post asks about the underlying values which might make us approve of one or the other, and argues that there is an essential difference between secular and religious perspectives.