T-Mobile is forcing employees to complete a "White Privilege Checklist." Let's go through this pile of nonsense together.

Mar 6th

You'll note it is not a discussion they are interested in having. It's not an attempt to deal with individual employees with whom they have a problem or who have acted badly in some manner.

It's not even an attempt to see if you do, in fact, have "white privilege." That is all assumed, based purely on your race.

All that is left for you is to check which of the many ways you have white privilege, to admit it publicly, and to bow to the mob.


Where have I seen this before...

Oh, right.

I'm only going to address a few points because to argue each individual one is to play their game of attrition.

Reject the entire premise, and you blow the whole thing up.

3. I can turn on the television or open to the front page of the paper and see people of my race widely represented.

A lot of these are like this, a function of demographics. Do residents of Mexico have "brown privilege?" Are the employees of Telmex required to complete a "Brown Privilege Checklist" to root out their biases against gringos?

4. When I am told about our national heritage or about civilization, I am shown that people of my color made it what it is.

Never argue on their ground, reject the premise, and the premise here is that race matters, that you are not an individual, you are a function of such immutable characteristics as your race. It's a collectivist mindset and the antithesis of American individualism, which is why they hate America so much.

It is not, "The United States was founded by an exceptional group of European white people," it is "The United States was founded by an exceptional group of individuals."

I had to think about it, because it's not something I think about (thankfully I remain unobsessed by race and ethnicity), but I don't believe I share a single drop of ethnic blood with any of the founders. So what?

Never argue on their ground. Their premise is a lie, and it's racist.

6. I can go into a music shop and count on finding the music of my race represented, into a supermarket and find the food I grew up with, into a hairdressers shop and find someone who can deal with my hair.

Again, pure demographics, and your cultural preferences will absolutely be represented in retail stores if your culture is well represented in that area.

Trust me, I have a A LOT of choices of Hispanic foods where I live.

8. I am not made acutely aware that my shape, bearing, or body odor will be taken as a reflection on my race.

There are deeply weird things like this. We are not all living in 1950s Jim Crow Alabama.

10. I can take a job or enroll in a college with an affirmative action policy without having my co-workers or peers assume I got it because of my race.

Okay, let's eliminate affirmative action.

Problem solved!

Oh, that's not what you were getting at?

So, you're concerned that programs you have advocated for in which individuals are hired or accepted because of their race, might leave the perception that they were hired or accepted because of their race?

That's white privilege?

Oh, okay, good to know.

12. I can choose public accommodation without fearing that people of my race cannot get in or will be mistreated.

More 1950s Jim Crow Alabama thinking. Gaslighting.

Do racists still exist? Yep. But does that make it "white privilege"? In this day and age?

And does anyone honestly think that there are not many places where a white person will be ignored or mistreated?

Like, say, at T-Mobile?

13. I am never asked to speak for all of the people of my racial group.

This, from people advocating collectivist identity. To the extent this exists, it's your doing.

By the way, I'm pretty much a white guy (pretty much!) and have been asked for my "white perspective." I somehow remained untriggered.

17. I can choose blemish cover or bandages in flesh color and have them more or less match my skin.

More basic demographics, so many of these are like this. Holy cow.

Oh, and by the way, yes. Been to a CVS lately?

For that matter, have any of these people been out and about since 1970, or have they been too busy huddled in their Ivy League offices, frantically scribbling notes, and dealing with who knows what personal demons that have that led them to this place?

And that's just the white privilege!

Racial privilege is only one forms of privilege. What are other examples of privilege? (e.g., privilege based on gender, sexual orientation, class, and religion). Can you think of ways one might have privilege based on these factors? (e.g., that you do not have to worry about being verbally or physically harassed because of your sexual orientation; or you can be sure that your religious holiday will be acknowledged and represented in store displays, classroom discussions, etc.). Please list these forms of privilege.

Don't argue the individual points. It's nonsense and the premise is flawed.

We are not our identity groups, we are individuals.

Besides, it's not like I make a big fuss over Festivus being underrepresented in store displays.

Who his Peggy McIntosh, the creator of this list? I've come across her before. She is prominent in these circles.

Peggy McIntosh (born November 7, 1934) is an American feminist, anti-racism activist, scholar, speaker, and Senior Research Scientist of the Wellesley Centers for Women.

Note that I took the description above from a January 15 archived file from the Wayback Machine. That's because as of this writing, it appears a Wikipedia contributor updated her description lately.

Peggy McIntosh (born November 7, 1934) is fraudulent race hustler responsible for a variety of anti-white racist publications.

I swear it wasn't me, although I wish it were. Here's a screen capture because I'm sure, and more than a little sad, that this truth crime will be addressed soon.

Here are some more screen caps the T-Mobile whistle blower provided.

Again, it's not a question if you have biases, you are instructed to overcome the biases you are assumed to have.

Because of your race.

Hey look, they helpfully add fun activities and resources to aid you on your journey of self-hate.

Speaking of white privilege.

It appears we have some very guilty-feeling white liberals. I wonder what they feel so guilty about? And I wonder why they assume we are as guilty as they are.

Their board of directors has 14 members. Lots and lots of Germans. (They are owned by Deutsche Telecom.) They do have two women, one black guy and an Indian, so, pretty much looking like America.

Okay, pretty much looking like Utah.

Remember what this list led off with. They defined "white privilege" as:

...an invisible package of unearned assets, which I can count on cashing in each day, but about which I was ‘meant’ to remain oblivious. White privilege is like an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, code books, visas, clothes, tools, and blank checks.

It is invisible, but they want you to believe it anyway.

It is magical thinking they expect you to accept.

And if you don't accept it? If you don't believe in invisible things? If you don't believe in magic?

That just proves they're right.

Nice hustle you got going there.

Sorry, but it is your increasingly frantic attempts to shut people up by screaming RACIST! ever louder that betrays your growing panic that your grifting is being exposed.

And it is being exposed.


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