when victims come from privilege they’ve always had and fear it will be taken away


 


http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionprof/2018/04/privilege-blindness.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Progressive+Christian&utm_content=497


Neil Carter writes:

The Christian message was predicated upon a martyrdom, and it was fashioned by a people suffering from persecution. Because of this, it will always make the most sense among groups of people who are similarly persecuted and underprivileged by their surroundings.

But put this same message into a subculture in which its adherents actually wield the positions of greatest civic and economic power and you get a grotesque monstrosity which goes around bullying others, then claiming victimhood every time the targets of their abuse try to defend themselves.


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Author: charlesburchfield

I am an artist working primarily with collage.

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