I agree completely. Sometimes oppression creates wisdom and insight into injustice, but it creates blind hatred and a thirst for revenge just as often. Sometimes people that benefit from privilege are clueless about how lucky they are, but often privileged people have the personal freedom and security to study others, and learn from their experience.

This modern notion that disputes about justice should be settled by measuring the relative victimization level of the disputants, and their ancestors, is silly. If suffering pain and injustice created a keen awareness of right and wrong, then we should take a newborn child, torment and torture it their whole life, and then let them rule over us.

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