Upworthy has the article A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I’ve ever seen.
Privilege means that some of us have advantages over others for any number of reasons we don’t control — like who we are, where we come from, the color of our skin, or certain things that have happened in our lives.
Here are the first few panels of the cartoon. You have to go to the article to see all of it.
This explains what I came to realize after doing research for an essay in sophomore year in college. Before coming to understand this, I was a fan of Ayn Rand’s. After I came to understand this, I realized that she was just like Richard.