Tear 'em all down!
rethinking the role of public monuments
The World-Historical Moment of Monumental Representation
As I write these words, in the middle of 2020 CE, there is a worldwide surge of attacks on statues, plaques & other public monuments believed to honor war criminals, slavers, racial supremacists, desecrators and other sources of classical evil.
Large numbers of mobilized citizens now feel morally …