Privilege Vs Merit: Confessions of A Spoiled Brat

To what extent do you deserve what you have?

7 Siblings
My siblings and I

If like me, you grew up with substantial privilege, you don’t go around bragging about it, am I right? That would be in bad taste. It also wouldn’t reflect well on you that there was almost NO statistical chance — due to the conditions of your birth and nothing else — you’d end up poor, incarcerated, a high-school dropout or homeless.

Here’s my three-part confession:

  1. I have it all.
  2. I want more still.
  3. I deserve nothing.
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