Privilege, Power & Difference Allan G. Johnson. Chapter 9 Getting off the Hook. Denial and Resistance. No one likes to see themselves as connected to someone else’s misery, no matter how remote the link. So their first response is to find a way to get themselves off the hook.
Getting off the Hook
Denying the reality of oppression also denies the reality of the privilege that underlies it, which is just what it takes to GET OFF THE HOOK!