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This is a normal post That's a fair question
I'm not sure there's an answer that will cover all cases. For Churchill I can appreciate that some people feel aggrieved that he is almost universally celebrated. If the plaque doesn't currently say "He was brill" then I'd argue that anyone who cared should look it up and find the history, hopefully warts and all.
Would having a link to online up-to-date information (I hesitate to suggest a QR code) satisfy the argument that the truth should be told? I suspect that a minority will only be satisfied by the removal of the monument - IMHO that smacks of erasing history, but I'm lucky enough to have not suffered discrimination.
BTW was there a link recently to a video about the case for/against removing statues? I need to watch that.
(, Tue 14 Sep 2021, 19:39, Reply)
This is a normal post
Hmm, it is difficult.
The current Wikipedia article about him has over 600 words before pretty much a footnote, "and also for his imperialist views, including comments on race."
That will no doubt change soon.
(, Tue 14 Sep 2021, 21:01, Reply)