On ist’s

I am proud of belonging to the oldest surviving line of philosophers, mystics and poets. Does that make me a casteist?
Yes, because you’re evincing pride in achievements you haven’t made, by people you had no way of influencing. You’ve done nothing to deserve the pride you feel. It’s this innate and undeserved feeling of superiority that makes you a casteist.
By those standards, what can one be proud of?

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