WATCH // CHIMAMANDA GIVES A COMMENCEMENT SPEECH THAT REMINDS US THAT FEMINISM SHOULDN’T BE A CULT

”I already knew that the world does not extend to women the many small courtesies that it extends to men. I also knew that victimhood is not a virtue. That being discriminated against does not make you somehow morally better. I knew that men were not inherently bad or evil, they were merely privileged. And I knew that privilege blinds because it is the nature of privilege to blind.”

Currently chewing on exactly these three sentences!

 

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