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Why Can’t We Celebrate Achievements Without Hero Worship?

Categories: History
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Published on: 2017.02.05

Charles Lindbergh, May 31, 1927 Yesterday (Feb. 4), I noticed that it was Charles Lindbergh‘s birthday. I noticed it because of an editorial explaining why we don’t celebrate his birthday — because he was decidedly racist and sympathetic toward Nazism, not to mention a believer in eugenics. My immediate reaction was two-fold. First, his birthday’s[…]

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