Without the East, the West Would Be Lost

by | Sep 30, 2019

Without the East, the West Would Be Lost

by | Sep 30, 2019

Recently on the Foundation for Economic Education’s podcastWords & Numbers, the hosts had a conversation with Robert Anthony Peters, an actor and director, about his new documentary titled Tank Man. The film focuses on the man in the famous photo of him standing in front of tanks after the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. Being unfamiliar with this event, I was shocked to hear that this event is not taught in Chinese history books and Peters explained how locals are aware they’re not supposed to talk about this event.

I was struck because erasing history essentially generates a new reality. Citizens do not question those in power as they should, and those lessons are forever lost. China, however, is not the only group or nation to alter the reality of people through erasure or ignorance of history.

Read the full article at BeingLibertarian.com.

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