Do Check Your Privilege

Everyone, please do check you privileges. Oh, not in the manner that the Liberals and Progressives mean for you to do so in order to delegitimize any opinion that you might have that dissents against their agenda and closely held beliefs. Instead check your privileges and, if possible, enumerate them for yourselves because the privileges you’ve earned or your ancestors earned for you will go along way towards defining the character of your culture.

I would say that, even more than rights, privileges are the fundamental metric of what any people value and hold dear.

Related Reading:

Musings: An Argyle Empire Anthology
Musings: A Sort of Memoir
Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School (The William G. Bowen Memorial Series in Higher Education)
Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers
Mommy Musings: Lessons on Motherhood, Love, and Life

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3 Responses to “Do Check Your Privilege”

  1. cmblake6 Says:

    So long as rights are not considered privileges to be controlled by the “masters”.

  2. Buffet Says:

    Rank hath it’s priviledges……and so does bein’ a bad motherf@*%er! Wink, wink.

    If all else fails just pay your membership dues.

  3. jonolan Says:


    True, but there’s a long-standing and increasingly strong argument over what are rights and what are privileges.

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