Can The “Celebratory”

​I think “celebrating” history is a dumb idea since a lot of history is painful and negative. I think you study and learn from history to move forward. In fact, the idea that history must and should be “celebrated” is why we collectively lie and accept lies about it, wanting to obscure the unflattering parts.

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