Pack Mentality: Exploring Australia’s "Tall Poppy Syndrome"

April 4, 2013

By Conor Risch

© Amy Stein and Stacy Arezou Mehrfar

The idea of the “American Dream” is based on individualism, opportunity and upward mobility. In the United States, the concept that an individual might shy away from success, suppress ambition, or criticize another person for striving to achieve personal or financial goals seems implausible. We even have a popular pejorative for those who might criticize or judge another individual for...

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