Thank you for checking your privilege. And as enviable as it might be to be born lucky, you don't want to sound those trumpets too loudly, lest it became obvious how little you've done to merit your good fortune. So every time one has had that thing happen at least once, it counts. Lots of surveys use that as a tool. Wealthy people will always clump together — and they'll always buy their way into the best school districts, just as they do now. I suspect many boys have been called fag on the playground for similar reasons that have nothing nothing to do with actual sexuality.
It depends how it's being calculated, which as far as a I can tell we don't know. It is not your responsibility to educate those with more advantages than you, but if you decide you want to, go ahead and send them this quiz. KotakuInAction is the main hub for GamerGate on Reddit and welcomes discussion of community, industry and media issues in gaming and broader nerd culture including science fiction and comics. It is a community that organizes to hold the media accountable to the concept of artistic freedom by standing up for the artist, the developer, the writer, the filmmaker, and all who enjoy the freedom to create, explore, and expand. This is not a bad thing, nor is it something to be ashamed of. Being white, or male, or straight, doesn't give you any more 'privilege' than anyone else. How do you rank in accumulated privilege? Yeah, go fuck yourself with that shit.
But you should be aware of your advantages and work to help others who don't have them. Clearly the Privilege Questionnaire is meant as a bit of fun. It has more emphasis on religion than is probably relevant in godless Britain, but it also has some unexpected statements that will make people think. I got 43 out of 100 which is very low I think partly because I answered none of the religious questions as I am an atheist; they didn't do that part at all well. If they are looking to differentiate gay men, they need to ask a different question or ask the question differently. Even the worst biggot will bow to the all might dollar.
I wouldn't say that I'm privileged, but I do count my blessings. I didn't think the repetition was a bad thing. Buzzfeed quiz: How Privileged Are You? Lots of people like to focus on the top 1 per cent. Thanks to Buzzfeed for bringing a simple and mathematically sound resolution to all those messy Twitter debates. We already have a highly redistributive tax system. I was frequently the only white person in a room and have been mocked for my accent on 4 continents, including North America.
This quiz actually takes into account that some privileges have more of an effect that others. However, those quizzes were probably made very poorly. Namely, your parents' affluence which is somehow less important than whether they are still married?! It just means a lot of other people in the world don't live life with the advantages you have, and that's something you should always be aware of. What was the purpose of this quiz? Simply being white or male is a tick in a privilege box. There's nothing wrong with being made to appreciate how lucky we are. Forum Jump Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post E.
Children who grow up in stable families do much better than children in lone-parent or divorced families. I had a beer can thrown at my head at my private college for voicing conservative Christian views in an opinion piece. It was a ubiquitous insult for my generation at least. So I was actually insulted and assaulted based on my Christianity. In a recent , several people are asked a series of questions and then told to either step forward or backward if the question applies to them. Take this simple test - Liberty.
Now, seeing that others might view it as a privilege makes me feel pretty lucky. Some of the items are the same as other items, just worded differently. After a short spell of 'couch surfing' homelessness I appreciate that I have a house, even though it's a bit crappy and could use some renovations. The people with 100 per cent privilege have been found already: they're all in the Cabinet. Now, this paints multiple and aggressively extreme scenarios in front of us: 1. I suffer from bipolar and an undiagnosed neurological condition, but I'm still able to do all my own self-care, although it's a bit difficult at times. In this survey, privilege is measured relative to other developed, Western nations.
I'm white, lived in the ghetto where the school had metal detectors and everyone must wear white shirt and khaki pants because of gangs and whatnot, I went through the fosters system, one of my lady foster parents was abusive so on and so forth. She got angry because I then asked her what her privilege was hint: high middle class, went to feminist college, and a white female. Now it's on the border of brown and black. I don't think that should count as the same deduction from my privilege as the opposite - an African American in a class full of whites. I think that the reason behind this questionnaire was to get people who claim they don't benefit from privilege to consider that privilege has many more forms than they realise. I'm white but i have lived overseas and faced that abroad, but it is different, because mostly being white there was still considered a privilege. .