The Intoxicating Power Of Powerlessness

The curious case of communal victimhood.

Steve QJ
ILLUMINATION-Curated
5 min readMar 26, 2024

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Photo by Danie Franco en Unsplash

In the beginning, there was oppression. And it wasn’t good.

Black people were enslaved and segregated and killed for being in the wrong town. Gay people were jailed and chemically castrated and killed for falling in love with the “wrong” person. Jews were persecuted and vilified and slaughtered by the…

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Steve QJ
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Race. Politics. Culture. Sometimes other things. Almost always polite. Find more at https://steveqj.substack.com