Check your privilege

It was only recently that I learned what this actually means. Most people think it means is “you’re privileged–so watch what you say!” It’s a lot worse than that.

What it really means is “Confess your privilege as a verbal preamble every time you say anything.”

On campuses and in classes, a white guy is supposed to say every time before giving his opinion, “I know I’m a white guy who can’t understand  . . .”

That’s “privilege checking,” a pro forma every time declaration of original sin before you are allowed to say an opinion.

Notice please, the newer, nicer Hannibal Lecter’s Evil Twin. I am not using the words “lick” “my” “ball” and “sack” as a sentence. Those are perfectly nice and normal words when not directly next to each other.

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