The term “check your privilege:”

sea-bear:

harvestxvx:

dionthesocialist:

That doesn’t mean, “Your argument is automatically invalid because you’re white/male/able-bodied/whatever.”

It means, “There’s an aspect to this argument you are incapable of understanding because you are white/male/able-bodied/whatever, and you should accept that and review your argument with that in mind.”

You’re welcome.

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Now the only problem is getting people to recognize the fact that privilege does in fact exist.

(Source: dion-thesocialist, via stfuconservatives)

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