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What I Wish More People Understood About Privilege

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1. Having privilege doesn’t mean you’re not a hard worker, or that you don’t deserve to be where you are. It simply means we live in a system that doesn’t normally reward hard work. It means a lot of other people also deserve to be where you are, but you were one of the ones who happened to make it. You may have worked really hard for everything you have, but having that hard work recognized and…

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Noran Azmy

Noran Azmy

A software engineer who enjoys writing on a variety of topics, including personal development, productivity, learning, books, politics, and social issues.