Publisher Adam Bellow, son of Saul, looked to his famous father to land his first job. My son did the same and that provides a good basis for a wide ranging discussion in 2005 of nepotism in our time and across history. Beyond the moral issue of should it be done are the sociological issues of: How often is it done? How is it well or poorly done? Is it a benefit or burden for the larger society? As we kick these matters around some surprises are bound to show up.