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IT’S TRUE YOU CAN’T ERASE HISTORY

IT’S TRUE YOU CAN’T ERASE HISTORY

I constantly hear the argument used that “You can’t erase history.” Ironically it is often used by people as some warped justification for either keeping Confederate symbols, statutes or monuments in tact. It is an absolute truism… You cannot erase history… but the irony of the statement that is used as a justification is that it actually definitively makes the argument as to why many historical figures should not be worshiped, idolized or moralized. This does not change history… in fact it stresses the point that history and time often illuminate many important people in our nation’s founding and continual shaping were simply not good people and as such they do not need to be memorialized with monuments and statutes. READ MORE

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