Great article describing the whole situation. As more equality happens, folks will learn each racial identity has it's own sets of privilege with it and their own downfalls.

One privilege that comes with being a white male, is we are more prone to suicide and to die a violent death and die younger. The quality of life (i.e. the important stuff) is far lower then some racial identities.

E.g. would a person desire to have power and authority, but then have to give up ever feeling love, contentment, real and true intimacy and pleasure and a sense of community?

Picture waking up in your 40s-60s and realizing everything promised and what some folks spent their lives around the alters of culture being empty (i.e. the emperor has no clothes).

Does this compare to the plight of others? No some folks hells are far worse, but then we all live in a dante's inferno.

So what I like about this article is in my mind I see everyone has buckets of privilege of some sort with the good and bad, one has to realize it and understand to share the cool and good fluid from it with others and to hold back the toxic "salt" to be deposited in the right place, in the right way, and at the right time.

When I was younger I had the luck of dating a few beautiful black women. It was fun to see what some may consider a black male privilege when fun intimacy happened. To quote the lovely woman "wow a black guy is pissed somewhere because you stole all the good junk in your trunk and the stick damn white boy."

Great article again ...

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