Monday, June 06, 2005

Truth: Is it a matter of perspective?

"You mean to tell me that when the truth offends people, you're going to change the truth?"

Questions: What should we remember as people and as a culture? What stories should we tell? Are somethings better left unsaid? Who gets to write our collective history?

Check out this bit of reporting from the LA Times on a dark side of American history and how it is playing today, 2005... At one of the few museums to stage America's shameful past, slavery reenactors want to reflect more of the brutality.

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