This Viral Video Shows Exactly What’s Wrong with the Idea of “Privilege”

A video featuring teacher Adam Donyes attempting to explain “privilege” to his students went viral recently. In a mere week, it received nearly 35 million views, 750,000 shares and almost 20,000 comments, with many viewers claiming it makes sense out of the issue of “privilege.” However, the truth is that it substitutes material reduction and emotionalism for intellectual and moral substance and serves as a lesson in ideological hounding, not justice. It is very popular today to invoke “privilege” as a license to entitlement. Social scientists, the mass media, school teachers and politicians have taken to publicly lamenting “privilege” lately