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View Diary: "It's Not White Guilt. It's Empathy," I told the man who bought me a drink. (141 comments)

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  •  Zimmerman is the child of a judge (2+ / 0-)
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    flavor411, Lefty Ladig

    He lived as a person of privilege, and Trayvon was seen by him as a socially lesser being.  The point of kyriarchy is that the shit rolls downhill.  In Zimmerman vs. Martin, it's plain which way the shit was rolling, whichever was paler.

    •  That much I understand (0+ / 0-)

      and agree with. That's unfortunately the way the world works.

        The only part I don't understand is what this has to do with "white guilt"

      None are so hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. -Johann von Goethe

      by gjohnsit on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 01:06:24 PM PDT

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