A simple analogy for those who think past injustice is no longer morally salient:

Imagine an athletic competition, e.g. a basketball game.
If my team is up by 40pts at halftime because we cheated throughout the first half, and then we decide to abide by some procedurally fair set of rules in the second half but the score carries over from the first half, the game is still fundamentally unjust. It’s a sham.
Some people think that as long as we’re abiding by basically fair procedures at this very moment (more or less), we should just forget about the fact that one team entered the fair play portion of the contest with a 40 point cushion.
As an extension of that general blind spot, some Christians also miss the fact that certain strands of theological tradition, etc. reflect and reinforce an institutionally privileged position.
If we conceive of God as being okay with the cheating that happened in the first half, or carrying over the 40pt lead into the second half, we have a problem.
More generally, if we think we've got God basically sorted out and His will tends to coincide with what makes us most comfortable, there's a good chance we're worshiping an idol.
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