A Word in Your Ear

The middle classes know who their inferiors are – all working class especially women and all ethnic groups, especially women.

They take it for granted and they often conceal it beneath a veneer of social politeness. Alongside this they are certain of their own value. Just as they don’t believe that working class people nor ethnic groups deserve equal inclusion in their refined community, they do believe in their own ability and right to advance themselves socially. And this is where the elite have the middle class by the short and curlies.

Just as the middle class despise the working class as people who are inherently inferior, they suffer the delusion that the class above respects them on their merits. Great double-think that. But the elite view the middle class in the same light as the middle class view the working class – as inferiors. As far as the elite…

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