Instead of working to remove offensive “triggers” from discussion, shouldn’t we focus on removing our quickly offended mindsets?
World War II
Men who are considered Asian American do not encounter all of the same cultural biases simply because their ancestors came from the same side of the world.
Feminism, specifically second wave feminism, exists because of a previous abundance of cheap energy. Here’s what happens when prices go up.
Sure, they may only be nude today. But tomorrow they may wake up and try to take over the world again.
First we discover Hitler might have had Jewish heritage, now his wife. Is there no safe haven for a neo nazi?
As the old saying goes, you cannot truly understand a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes. Perhaps Americans should try to see themselves as others see them.
Art has the dubious distinction of representing a culture, and the ability of art to shape perception is understood by those who want a say in how their culture is recognized. The stakes are high for both artists and patrons.
If we choose to see it, our own lives are surrounded by these kinds of choices. If we’re lucky, we have grandparents, who are taking with them important bits and pieces of history as they go.
Coco Chanel was an active Nazi collaborator, and was even dating a high-ranking SS officer.
These are some of finest examples of human achievement of any time and anywhere.