To The Princeton Privileged Kid Analysis

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In reading Meet the poster child for “white privilege” – then have your mind blown, and, To the Princeton Privileged Kid, I can say that I somewhat see and agree with both points of view. I think that both have in some way miss interpreted what the other is saying. It amazes me how people don’t want to take matters into their own hands, and always find the need to have someone to blame for their issues, and shortcomings. Instead they just keep spewing out hate. Hate breeds hate, and we can 't keep fighting it all with more hate. Being a woman, we all face the fact that men get paid more for doing the same job. However, unless we step up and do something about it, why should we sit back and complain or think that they are more privileged than us? I think it is wrong to think that white males are more privileged when compared to other groups. No one knows what goes on in a person’s life or how that person got to where he (or she) is. Also, whether or not a person is solely responsible for their successes is irrelevant as that issue has long been decided. Ultimately, if you wish to enjoy the same privileges you might go about it by working to establish a more positive…show more content…
Most of the time the phrase “check your privilege” is used negatively. When used in this way it often intimidates people, and they feel the need to defend themselves. We can always find a reason to justify hostility but at the end of the day it 's still just that: hostility. And hostile, overused quotes like "check your privilege" doesn’t educate people, they just alienate them and turn them on the defensive. As James Baldwin said, “It is true that two wrongs don 't make a right, as we love to point out to the people we have wronged. But one wrong doesn 't make a right, either. People who have been wronged will attempt to right the wrong; they would not be people if they
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