We Are Who We Honor — Daily Stoic

It was Malraux who said that we judge a society by the monuments it puts up.

So imagine a society that puts up statues to tyrants, to someone who nearly succedded in tearing an empire apart, who did horrible, innexplicably cruel things…

We Are Who We Honor — DailyStoic.com

I’ve wrestled for several years on a fully formed opinion on how to best balance acknowledging the sins of our past with not forgetting our history, lest we repeat it. This article does the best job I’ve found of doing so.

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