adding page this day (previously had similar thinking here: obligation ..been thinking about this juxta a long time.. esp resonating.. tribes that don’t say thank you):

Mutaz Elnour (@MutazElnour) tweeted at 1:59 AM – 7 Apr 2018 :

The Daily Mail has a standard response to every outspoken black person: “Where is your gratitude?”

It’s subtle, but it’s there. This is how they disseminate their insidious racism into the consciousness of their readers.

thinking obligatory gratitude is killing it in all its forms/degrees of duty/supposed-to ness