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For the good of whom?

Every time I see the phrase social good I take a breath and prepare to give the benefit of the doubt. Doubt? Yes. Because all too often, the ‘social good’ seems to be invoked by people who live comfortable lives free from oppression or discrimination, as a reason why those who don’t have such an easy time ought to change something about themselves; their behaviour, their emotions. 

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