It seems like blindness to unequal power relations is maybe the distinguishing quality of contemporary privilege. Rather than actively endorsing formal, legal oppression (e.g. slavery, serfdom, poll taxes, rigid gender roles, etc.), today’s privileged ignore and obscure de facto oppression.
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