Ignorance About the Ways of Others: a Privilege of the Powerful

I saw this great quote on another site, Patrick Sullivan, Every Bit is Fiction, yesterday, and I want to share it with you:
“Thoroughgoing ignorance about the ways of others is largely a privilege of the powerful.”

Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers, Kwame Anthony Appiah

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