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Christopher Columbus was a bad guy?

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whatchamacallit 1
AwesomeTattooedDragon 2
sdanielmcev 3
DVaz 1
Prolix Raconteur 1
KwMillennial 1

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whatchamacallit --- 71 days ago -

When did this happen? Why is it now politically incorrect to celebrate Columbus? Is this a similar problem to tearing down statues of Confederate soldiers? 

Prolix Raconteur --- 71 days ago -

They changed it to "Indigenous People's Day". Much more PC and everybody gets a day to virtue signal to their heart's desire. 

DVaz --- 71 days ago -

He was an a**hole, but not what they make him out to be. The guy didn't even discover America, but gets all the credit. 

sdanielmcev --- 71 days ago -

It's Columbus Day today. 

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 71 days ago -

?? Maybe "they" are anti semetic! I read he was Jewish! 

sdanielmcev --- 70 days ago -

Maybe "they" are anti semetic! I read he was Jewish!?
Nope. 

KwMillennial --- 69 days ago -

In school, we are taught that society tends to view people from their own historical lens rather than through the lens of the historical figures. We are not taught that he was a bad guy. We are not taught that he was the first to discover America. We are taught that his voyages helped open up valuable trade routes. 

AwesomeTattooedDragon --- 69 days ago -

I'd say that's true with everything! It'll be interesting how history is written about Pres. Trump- 

sdanielmcev --- 69 days ago -

The vikings beat him by about 500 years. 

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