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Started by YPrrrr, August 15, 2017, 01:58:03 PM
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Quote from: Majorana's Mask on August 15, 2017, 03:16:05 PMi seriously doubt you're in the minority here lolthere are strategic ways to go about addressing historical issues, and there are unstrategic ways to go about addressing historical issuessimply tearing down any and all contentious monuments of people who were products of their time would be the unstrategic way to go about itmerely sanitizing history in such an utterly superficial way wouldn't actually resolve any modern problems at all, destruction of statues of historical figures is hardly any more than a rash, instantly-gratifying emotional response to a problem that requires a reasoned, long term solution
Quote from: Majorana's Mask on August 15, 2017, 04:10:29 PMnow i'm wondering what sort of an answer you expected of me lolthe way i see it, there are two options: one can seek to destroy symbols that anger them for cheap emotional catharsis that doesn't actually resolve anything at all, or one can recognize those very monuments as symbols of an imperfect history and use the lessons of the past to help correct the problems of the presentmaybe there is some mixed approach that could also work, but really it should be heavily in favor of preserving and learning from history, not letting off emotional steam and forgetting about it the next weekwith rare few exceptions, i'm not one to appeal to emotion, because emotion itself is often the cause of irrational decision making
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Quote from: Boognish-Redux- on December 11, 2012, 08:07:14 PMQuote from: Travis on December 11, 2012, 08:03:37 PMQuote from: Sir Popsicle the Sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012, 08:01:22 PMi've made jokes about it being small but they were jokesyou don't have to lie anymoreTravis for President 2018.
Quote from: Travis on December 11, 2012, 08:03:37 PMQuote from: Sir Popsicle the Sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012, 08:01:22 PMi've made jokes about it being small but they were jokesyou don't have to lie anymore
Quote from: Sir Popsicle the Sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012, 08:01:22 PMi've made jokes about it being small but they were jokes
Quote from: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo on August 16, 2017, 10:58:17 AMI bring this up because there aren't any monuments to the slaves that helped build NC, nor are there any monuments to the fusionists. IDK how to word this right, but I think there's been too much Confederate history in the South, and there should be more monuments and information out there about the people who objected and fought against the war.