Should We Tear Down the Pyramids?


The above photo comes courtesy of Chicks on the Right, who posted it to social media. Extrapolating from the ongoing controversy over Confederate symbolism in the wake of nine racially motivated murders in a South Carolina church, the meme asks when we will tear down the slave-built Egyptian pyramids.

It would be interesting to hear from opponents of Confederate symbolism on this comparison. Is it possible for a thing to retain some cultural value despite its association with atrocity?

Should we clear out the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., and destroy its contents? There’s all sorts of references to the Nazis in there. Surely those have triggered someone.

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