He assumes people who are not rich are not driven, and so he ignores in this odd little essay the probability that the poors are poor because they are busy being driven at enterprises people like Paul Graham think are valueless.
Paul Graham is Still Asking to be Eaten
Holly Wood, PhD 🌹

Absolutely ZERO attention paid by Graham to bias or intersectionality. Meritocracy is a Lie: https://thewalrus.ca/meritocracy-is-a-lie/