June 30, 2015 1 Comment
This says it all about so many today. He’s right, hubris will destroy us just as the sun melted the wax in Icarus’ wing.
We know better, perhaps we know everything today… we of the information age, with the world at our fingertips have all the answers. Science, literature, culture…even history can be changed by our definitive grasp of what is right, just, and true. Previous generations were naive, exploitative, and selfish. Now with the benefit of hindsight which grows from our superior comprehension of morality and intellectual prowess; we can right the wrongs, free the oppressed, and expunge the perpetrators from our collective memory. This kind of thinking will be the end of our republic if we allow it to permeate our society.
So, as pseudo-intellectuals Don Lemon and Ashleigh Banfield… openly discuss destroying the Jefferson memorial in front of millions of viewers, the seeds of our downfall are planted. Willingly equating the memory of Thomas Jefferson with the deranged ramblings of a homicidal maniac, Lemon…
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