UltraNurd + privilege   12

If you want to debate the Googler’s Manifesto and you’re also a good person
Good post from a straight white dude on how and when you can have a "rational discussion".
genderissues  google  medium  racialissues  privilege  diversity 
august 2017 by UltraNurd
For the Children of Refugees, Marie Kondo's 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up' Reveals the Privilege of Clutter - The Atlantic
Kind of a stretch to tie the privilege of being able to get rid of things to the refugee crisis, but an interesting point about the privilege of being able to replace items trivially.
privilege  refugees  organization  atlanticmonthly  usa 
may 2016 by UltraNurd
www.newstatesman.com
Great response on how being a bullied nerd doesn't give you a pass with regards to male privilege; female nerds had it worse, and both are caused by the patriarchy.
patriarchy  feminism  bullying  privilege  geekculture  via:ricerurouni 
december 2014 by UltraNurd
Different rules apply | MZS | Roger Ebert
I can't speak to the violent confrontation part, but I will have to explain this to Theo someday.
blag  racism  ferguson  privilege  parenting  via:sashalaundy 
august 2014 by UltraNurd
You Don’t Have To Apologize For Being White — Medium
The best response I've seen to that Princeton kid, which takes into account his relative immaturity and that he's been used as clickbait.
medium  racialissues  privilege 
may 2014 by UltraNurd
"Do what you love" is the "secret handshake of the privileged"
I suppose I am a purveyor of this belief, and I have the means to do so; it helps that one thing I love is also relatively lucrative in our society.
privilege  work  stevejobs 
january 2014 by UltraNurd
Philip Guo - Silent Technical Privilege
Some good points, especially that you can "fake it" if you look in-place.
blag  programming  genderissues  privilege  via:siracusa 
january 2014 by UltraNurd

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