Teeth are a real luxury item

Sometimes I think about going to the dentist. Then I realize teeth are a real luxury item. Why do I even deserve them?

Government privilege

Let’s talk about privilege.

If you believe Tumblr,[1] there are many different kinds of privilege, each more serious than the last.[2] There’s white privilege, male privilege, adult privilege, dyadic privilege… all kinds of privilege!

We’re not going to talk about any of those. We’re going to talk about actual privilege, which, by definition, is what people are and aren’t allowed to do. Continue reading