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You’re sort of missing the point. The idea is not to try to make an objective assessment of whom has the most status in society. Which is immediately altered, in any case, when you add in economic well-being — money heavily compensates for any other trait(s). I would also disagree with some of your contentions. If you are gay in the rural Bible Belt, it affects your life very differently than if you are raised in an upscale NY suburb, for example. As for white men, their rates of addiction and suicide are tremendously correlated to their economic well-being or lack thereof, not to their low-self esteem as white men. Certainly many of them perceived to have lost status they thought was innate, and supported Trump to retrieve that, but that’s because they want be above rather than equal. The idea that a white skin color and male gender in itself suddenly gives them less status than others in society is untrue, and certainly belied by the fact that the white straight male inmates I polled universally felt themselves intrinsically better than anyone who did not have those three traits.
The point of the exercise is for any individual to examine what traits they would personally most comfortably and uncomfortably let go of. In your case, you would take the test from the perspective of an Asian-American male. If I’d added another category (or two, like Latinos) it would have just been too unwieldy, but anyone is welcome to make it their own. There are no “right” answers, and information that you can glean about yourself. The reason it had particular value in prison is that it virtually factored out the economic factor — as everyone is basically poor.
In prison, there were few Asians, but they did “run with” the blacks inmates, as far as who they ate with and bunk with. My impression was that this determination had been made by prison authorities back in the 70s, and had continued simply because prison culture is incredibly rigid and changes glacially.

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