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Still Laughing At Columbus

April 2024
1min read

Most overrated:

Christopher Columbus. He was a good sailor but had a completely mistaken view of the size of the earth. Until the day he died he thought he had reached the East Indies. Why should we revere a man who made a stupid miscalculation and never recognized his error?

Most underrated:

Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Born in 1815, she developed a radical vision of women’s place in American society that has not yet been fully realized. She should be celebrated as one of the most original and innovative theorists America has ever produced.

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