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privelobliviousness

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  • With all due respect to Rebecca Solnit, wouldn't a clearer, more elegant, and more pronounceable way to express this idea be "privileged obliviousness" or "the obliviousness of privilege"? (And does she not know how to spell "privilege"?)


    *wonders why people feel the need to coin words when perfectly good ones already exist*

    December 23, 2015

  • "I coined a term a while ago, privelobliviousness, to try to describe the way that being the advantaged one, the represented one, often means being the one who doesn’t need to be aware and, often, isn’t."

    -- "MEN EXPLAIN LOLITA TO ME

    REBECCA SOLNIT: ART MAKES THE WORLD, AND IT CAN BREAK US" December 17, 2015, by Rebecca Solnit.(http://lithub.com/men-explain-lolita-to-me/)

    December 20, 2015