The Privilege of Silence: A Sociopoetic Observation on Race

How Privileged it is to Never Have to Think About Race

I’ve always thought that there’s a great deal of poetry in the practice of sociology, and perhaps an even greater influence of the sociological imagination on the practice of poetry. I’m also a big fan of open mic poetry. So when I find a gem like this, that so richly presents sociological insights through poetry, I just have to share.
I discovered this gem within a gem. Namely, the website If you’ve never been there, it’s an absolute must visit.
Here is Adam Falkner’s The Definition of Privilege


  1. / Gente embora esteja acontecento coisas estranhas com a terra eu acho q o mundo não irá acabar pois em dois mil disserao que o mundo iria acabar e algo estraordinario aconteceu : eu nasci e já tenho 12 anos então se já se passaram 12 anos que venham mais 12 e mais 12 e mais 12 e assim por diante………………….


  2. Leuk om te lezen! Ik vind de foto’s die je totnogtoe op twitter hebt gezet zo ontzettend mooi! Ik sta elke keer weer versteld! Het is interessant om een beetje inzicht te krijgen hoe je ze maakt vanuit de ruimte. Keep up the good work!


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