- Joined May 2, 2012
+1 for this thread
with this logic, why even preserve World War II artifacts of da axis powers?monuments are literally historical bookmarks of human society history...guess what, some of that history is unpleasant and downright horrific, doesn't mean you try to scrub it and pretend it doesn't exist...
da pyramids were literally constructed by black slave labor...
da present can't change history, only da future...and you dunno where you going till you Know where you been.
Your logic as always is flawed. The Confederates lost the civil war and honoring anyone from the losing side makes no sense.
some of those things were erected in da late 1800's.
and yet...I wish there were statues of Haitians that colonized the DR, bet he wouldnt mind those being taken down.
pretty much....its a exercise of moral superiority after da fact, doesn't change history a inch.I say leave 'em up.
those statues are temporary compared to the attitudes that built them...and I promise you, they ain't coming down under the cover of night.
and you're reply is trash.The Civil War Ended in 1965. As soon as the war was over, any monument in honor of the Confederacy should have been in poor taste.
Your example is trash once again
Again you fail. Losers of wars don't get to have statues and art work displayed in public as a monument. This is why Russia took down everything that was a monument to Lenin once the Soviet Union fell. You don't hear Russians saying, but but it's a part of our history.with this logic, why even preserve World War II artifacts of da axis powers?
point is its history, and stuff from back then needs to be left alone and not judged in contemporary context.
guess whats gonna happen when you remove all this stuff? its gonna be memorialized in Museums, and collector repositories and be even more coveted, so I don't see a point trying retroactively diminish any of it.
history is still history.
true, but it's not even really about history...it's about twennyseventeen.pretty much....its a exercise of moral superiority after da fact, doesn't change history a inch.
I remember reading some article about Stone Mountain and some cat started a petition to put Outkast up there instead of the confederate cats.
This is terrible.Let me begin by saying I fully endorse tearing these down....but where does one draw the line? These beliefs held by these men are dated on some fronts, and they were def on the wrong side of history in others.
But they all are memorable for positive reasons as well.