If you are part of a privileged group and have to constantly demand that somebody in an oppressed group say “not all (insert privileged group here) are like that”
what you are really demanding is that they reassure you that you’re not like that and you’re not being held accountable
which is a cowardly thing to do and also shows the great lengths you will go to in order to avoid examining your role in a toxic system
Last one for the night. I definitely caught the house cold, my throat and sinuses feel like shit. So hopefully I’ll lay around and keep making patches tomorrow.
Erin Endicott Healing Sutra #5(Detail)