galaxy brain take but the phrase "the personal is political" has been one of the most damaging memes for propagating the idea that structural oppressions can be solve by interpersonal shit-flinging

@alis And the worst thing is, it's supposed to be the opposite, like notickng how implicit systems of power affect your daily life, not thinking that we all have to live perfect lives free of any interaction with systemic oppression to be worthy of life.

@attackfish Right?

But, yanno. Actually challenging structural inequalities is difficult. Calling people names on the internet is way easier and more fun!

(And, admittedly, sometimes people maybe kinda do deserve a bit of internet name-calling. But, like. Pretending it's the Most Activism™️ is... not my favorite.)

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