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I know people were wronged. But it was a completely different time. Attitudes weren’t the same. Comparing the 1940s to our day and age . Is like comparing the beliefs during the inquisition to the beliefs of the Jehovah witnesses.
Do you think the founding fathers should be completely erased from history ? They were racist and some owned slaves .
originally posted by: theantediluvian
The real question is what do Kanye and Taylor Swift thing about this?
Seems fairly obvious that Winston Churchill was a bigot and so was Gandhi. Also, Gandhi was a creepy freak and Churchill a warmonger.
What's the controversy?
That an astronaut would feel the need to apologize for quoting either. If anything its a post bemoaning the emasculation of a hero I met as a kid.
originally posted by: Grambler
a reply to: Athetos
The left gets to pick and chose which historical figures we can shame
They like Ghandi so we aren’t allowed to look at his feelings in other races
Racist' Gandhi statue banished from Ghana university campus
Opponents of the statue in Ghana quoted several of Gandhi’s early writings in which he referred to black South Africans as “kaffirs” – a highly offensive racist slur – and complained that the South African government wanted to “drag down” Indians to the same level as people he called “half-heathen natives”.
originally posted by: Fallingdown
a reply to: queenofswords
Their plan is simple. They want to erase history by representing it as evil. Then they can teach only one narrative in schools and that’s their narrative.
I think they’re going to get away with it and in the near future they will dominate DC until they break it.
My opinion might not be popular but I think things are going to get worse until it gets better.
But we’ve got a chance because we have two arrows left in our quiver .
Donald Trump who can wake the conservatives up and the conservative Supreme Court that can strike down some of their nonsense that will be coming .