Originally Posted by madeinuk
But I am an idealist.

So was I but reality battered me into being a Cynic.

The Ivies appear to have been hypocritically paying lip service to 'equality' while in practice intentionally turning an Ivy League degree into a Veblen good.

Well... I should have said that I'm an idealist in the way I think things should be, but cynical in what I expect will happen.

In other words, I agree completely with the above.