The White-Privilege Tedium

Posted by  $  Dobrien 1 month, 2 weeks ago to Culture
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We are entering dangerous territory, the sort of tribalism that worried the astute Martin Luther King Jr. precisely because he had seen what had happened in the South by the 1960s, when a white majority tactically feigned grievance, and as various rival and often mutually suspicious ethnic groups began coalescing and forging a new white commonality, holistically defined in opposition to nonwhites.

King instead preferred that blacks adopt the higher moral ground, downplay their racial separatism, and emphasize instead a common content of character and humanity that transcends the color of one’s skin — and urge others to do the same.
SOURCE URL: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/10/white-privilege-debate-elizabeth-warren/


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  • Posted by term2 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    So the liberals attack white privilege by asserting black privilege and woman privilege. Makes no sense at all.

    I am DONE with entitled people who expect that because they are in some protected class that makes them special. DONE
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    • Posted by  $  Solver 1 month, 2 weeks ago
      With the leftist plunge toward postmodernism, it’s not suspose to make sense. It’s only suppose to be interesting. It is an ideology where being interesting trumps being true, or even reasonable.
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  • Posted by  $  blarman 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    The real privilege is being born in the United States of America, where we have easy access to clean water, clean air, and opportunity. Those who claim that certain groups have special privileges need to re-examine their premises.
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  • Posted by  $  25n56il4 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    I really get tired of people complaining about slavery. If you check on it, the Southerners weren't the only slave owners. Check out the black slave owners. We are talking about 175 years ago! These complainers didn't suffer from slavery in this lifetime. They know nothing!
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  • Posted by  $  25n56il4 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    After spending the weekend with my 'Millenial" (?) not sure of the spelling, grandchildren (all with college educations, I am more than slightly nervous. They don't seem to connect to what I fear is a problem. Do they think our history of the world is a lie? Why? Sure, some things are distorted but actually I think the distortion is of more recent vintage than the actual happening. Do they really believe the planet is flat? Duh? Now there is some speculation that we are living in a hologram! Dear me.
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  • Posted by  $  allosaur 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    Let's see, I was born white and can even trace my roots to Sweden, Ireland and France.
    That means my content of character and even my humanity cannot not transcend the color of my sickly white skin that only Morticia Addams could love..
    Hey, MLK! Where were you when my race needed to be freed from all the revulsion?
    Now even a big white Antifa thug can kick my car and call me a racist without knowing jack about me. .
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  • Posted by  $  Olduglycarl 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    I think, the little voice inside their heads have finally spoken, (still not quite fully awake), just a whisper, but precise in stating:
    Hey Stupid! you ARE, the "privileged" white group that Did indeed own slaves, Kill and Deceive indigenous Americans, abuse women, steel from the American People, unleash the mobs of unions and confound our language.

    You Are the face of the Demoncrapic Party...
    ......and you are guilty as sin.....
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  • Posted by  $  exceller 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    King was a true leader. Hussein never even get close to his caliber.

    As for this fake Indian woman: she should stop dragging up Indian heritage. She is getting more ridiculous by the day.

    The other day I saw a snowflake at some college announcing that she abhors her "whiteness" and henceforth she denies her ancestors and want nothing to do with being white. You should have seen her face, distorted by hatred.

    One could only feel pity for her.
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  • Posted by  $  Solver 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    The term is commonly used as a racist slur against white people. Should people be mercilessly ridiculed on social media and fired from their jobs if they ever use it?
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