Things I’ve learned in the last 48 hours

1. I’ve always wondered what the precise meaning and connotation of “white/male privilege” are. Now I know: white privilege is “the right of a white person not to agree with a non-white person about something.”

2. The rough meaning of the word “flaming” is “when other people flame me”; at times, it’s “when other people disagree with me insufficiently timidly.”

3. Apparently, the frantic search for membership in oppressed groups doesn’t just haunt liberals – conservative politicians with race scandals do, too.

4. Part of the issue about Islam is precisely the lack of a Caliphate that has the same authority as the Papacy.

If you don’t know what the first two are about, consider yourself lucky.


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