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How Privileged Are You?

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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 03:59 AM
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originally posted by: woodwardjnr
Compared to the vast majority of this planet I live like a king tapping away on my iPad in bed waiting for my coffee and cereal to be delivered to my bed sidelol:



Not on topic, admittedly, but you have a beautiful outlook, especially under the circumstances!




posted on May, 2 2016 @ 04:46 AM
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23% Underprivileged.

At least they are taking economic and family issues into account...



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 04:55 AM
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a reply to: Lysergic

52 out of 100.

And ... ?



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 04:56 AM
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a reply to: Lysergic
62. Says my life has been easier than others. Really, want to live my life? We'll see just how easy it was.

"far easier than most"

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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 04:58 AM
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I gotta say though, the questions did seem a little skewed toward the gay and lesbian sector ...

Just an observation ... not that there is anything wrong with that ...

😊



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 05:07 AM
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originally posted by: butcherguy

originally posted by: woodwardjnr
Compared to the vast majority of this planet I live like a king tapping away on my iPad in bed waiting for my coffee and cereal to be delivered to my bed sidelol:



Not on topic, admittedly, but you have a beautiful outlook, especially under the circumstances!


Indeed ... doffs lid to an inspirational member !

💪



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 05:23 AM
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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 05:26 AM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Can you first define privilege for me before i do the whole test thingy


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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 07:14 AM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Spenda day in Iraq...just one then come back to me.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 08:06 AM
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originally posted by: IridescentPhoenix
a reply to: Lysergic

Spenda day in Iraq...just one then come back to me.



What a compelling argument, I'll be sure to forward it to Cancerfeed.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 08:07 AM
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originally posted by: ArielaM
a reply to: Lysergic

Can you first define privilege for me before i do the whole test thingy



I will when you register a new username.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 09:07 AM
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a reply to: Timely

I agree.

Also, what's with the mental questions on the test?

I got a 40.

I recognize my priveledges and disadvantages and neither were mentioned on the test.


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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 09:08 AM
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The test is pretty bias toward white,atheist males who are stright......kinda all the the questions are geared to make anyone with deep religious views or homosexuality have less privilege....the test doesn't even take into account that perhaps you actually work for the money that use to go to school travel or worship.

66% privileged but I checked off all the religious ticks for never being discriminated for practicing a religion. Because even if I was I sure didn't notice.




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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 10:56 AM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Not much for tables or poles or lists designating what is considered as such.....
Privileged to be blessed each day. 'Don't have perfect health, am not wealthy....but so blessed with a privileged upbringing by my parents that taught me the values I keep.

I've known a few ivy league schooled-raised in mansions millionaires who we're totally unhappy being so....I guess when one has everything they could want and live the "privileged" life...there's not much to look for or work for.

The one that irks me are those feeling "entitled" ...as though somehow better than the rest of us....
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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 11:07 AM
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"You live with 35 out of 100 points of privilege.

You’re not privileged at all. You grew up with an intersectional, complicated identity, and life never let you forget it. You’ve had your fair share of struggles, and you’ve worked hard to overcome them. We do not live in an ideal world and you had to learn that the hard way. It is not your responsibility to educate those with more advantages than you, but if you decide you want to, go ahead and send them this quiz. Hopefully it will help."


Yeah, I grew up a white minority in Hawaii, constantly fighting locals who didnt like Haoles. We did miss meals due to income. I moved to Oklahoma where my family is from, and I'm too white for my Native family.

People are racist, in my experience against whites mostly.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 11:52 AM
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a reply to: Butterfinger
It isn't like race, sexuality, social status or wealth are the only ways or reasons of discrimination. I've been discriminated for my culture and its being different.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 01:24 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

32 points out of 100 for moi.

Interesting. I was a bit surprised at some of the items on the list but they were logical.

My mother was born 'poor white trash' in the South during the Depression. She never let me forget it and never tolerated anyone around her thinking they were better than other people for silly reasons like race, income, house size or family of origin etc.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 02:29 PM
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I would like to thank being bullied as a child, growing up poor, working in an inner city school, the Internet, and some wonderful folks on ATS for this (and when I say wonderful ... I am being slightly sarcastic. Some people are wonderful privilege strippers).
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posted on May, 2 2016 @ 02:31 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

There's also the Snipping Tool feature.



posted on May, 2 2016 @ 04:14 PM
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a reply to: Tiamat384

It is interesting how our

perspective

influences our perceptions . . . which has been proven by psychology.



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