Wednesday, April 13, 2022

For the Record: Double Standard

"The Affair", 1875, via The Lighthouse.


And of course "good" people are variously proprietors as opposed to renters, or investors as opposed to laborers, or married folks as opposed to disorderly cohabitors, or "Judeo-Christians" as opposed to scandalous unbelievers, or supporters vs. opponents of patriarchal social organization, or more often than not white people as opposed to dark, depending on what part of the coalition you're trying to rile up. That's pretty much the whole story.

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