In order to acknowledge “white privilege” one has to make the individual human being an extension of a concept. In this case “white”. Since “white” absent the individual can have no inherent existence, and certainly no meaning, it is impossible to claim that anyone can be “white”…as though “white” has some kind of power in itself to determine an individual’s existence.
White is a function of the individual, not the other way around. Thus, no one can be born OF WHITE; which means no one can be born with some kind of endemic advantage simply because they fall into a conceptual category. This IS Marxism–that you are a function of the group–the “whites”–and thus, your existence is define by it. With respect, this is utter horse shit. It is rational bankruptcy.
Also, and more obviously, not every white person in the world is privileged. But to claim “white privilege” is…
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