Oppression & Victimhood

And once oppression becomes primarily psychological, it also becomes somewhat arbitrary and subjective . . . When oppression comes to be thought of as primarily psychological, then victimhood becomes a potentially much broader and much more subjective category. This affects everything, from reasoning in Supreme Court cases, to ethics, to campus politics, and beyond.
—Carl Trueman, 'The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self' ch. 7

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