Victim Mentality Doesn’t Help Anyone—Just Ask Ray Charles and Stephen Hawking

“Does encouraging people to see themselves primarily as victims actually help anyone at all?

Wouldn’t it make far more sense to highlight examples of people who have managed to make it to the top despite facing seemingly insurmountable difficulties?

Oprah Winfrey, for example, who rose from humble beginnings to become the world’s first black self-made billionaire? Left-wing classism researchers, whom I critically address in my book The Rich in Public Opinion, unequivocally refuse to engage in this debate.”