Goodbye, Columbus

Everywhere you look, the Admiral of the Ocean Sea is out, and Indigenous Peoples are in. (Well, the indigenous peoples of Europe, not so much…)

Those of us who don’t get all our history from Howard Zinn, however, know that the Noble Savage was a good deal more savage than noble. Some details here.

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One Comment

  1. JK says

    Aaand while we’re on the subject of, this is what’s what (nowadays) “the greatest writer of the last several centuries” …

    https://charlierose.com/videos/31063

    So very illuminating.

    Posted October 14, 2017 at 6:39 pm | Permalink

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