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I Just Don't Get It!

I am not fond of this statue. It was a nice gift from France and to many, it has deep meaning. It doesn’t to me. If I were to destroy this statue because I didn’t agree with what it stood for, exactly what would change?  The statue would be gone so there would be no more physical evidence of it to point to. I could just hear my grandson say “Prove there was a statue there. You can’t.

I guess I am the odd one out. I have scars all over. People always ask why I don’t do anything about them.  The scars are a part of who I am and a reminder that things can change. My scars are my evidence of things that I have overcome. They don’t need to be fixed, they need to be remembered and celebrated.

Tearing down a statue or ruining it simply ruins the evidence. It’s doesn’t fix a problem. I am fairly certain I stand alone on this issue. (That happens a lot to me, I think I am coming to peace with the fact that I simply don’t process things like others.)

  • Question of

    Do you see value in tearing down statues?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Does destruction inspire you to do amazing things?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    IsArmageddon the next event?

    • Yes
  • Question of

    Do I have too many things to worry about right now?

    • Yes
    • No

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  1. Destruction, desecration, and ”culture-cancelling” ( let’s hope not the Statue of Liberty in the list to ax down to the ground))– with violent, unlawful acts because these destroyers don’t like whatever they find they don’t like– are abhorrent behavior.

    Who doesn’t have scars and affliction of the past? The Holocaust survivors and their generations do not tear down monuments and statues of freedom and hope because 6 million Jews were murdered.

    I understand your reflections and thoughts in your post.

  2. First off, i would disagree with the sentiment about the statue of liberty. Only because of the poem on its base. That poem written for the collapses is what America is to me.

    My great-grandparents on both sides of my family came to this country. We were not there to displace the first-people, i wish I had been alive to shout stop when that was being done.

    We were not there to bring people from China and force them to build a railroad.

    We were there because Ireland was experiencing a famine. Denmark was purging people left and right and my family fled where they were to the promise of a new world.

    so that statue was the first thing all four of my great-grandfather’s saw. it was the symbol of hope.

    It makes me sad to see where our country is. i wish things were better i truly do.

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