"The tendency to universalize one's mode of living, broadly experienced and recognized as exemplary, is one of the effects of the ethnocentrism of dominant groups. It is also the basis for belief in the universality of the law." - Pierre Bourdieu (1987: 847)
“No one has ever described the Constitution as a marvel of clarity, and the Second Amendment is perhaps one of the worst drafted of all its provisions.” - Sanford Levinson (1989: 643-644).
“It doesn’t matter if the group is a church or a gang or a sewing circle or masculinity itself, asking members to dislike, disown, or distance themselves from another group of people as a condition of ‘belonging’ is always about control and power. I think we have to question the intentions of any group that […]More