Daily Quote: July 29

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When the past no longer illuminates the future,
the spirit walks in darkness.
~ Alexis de Tocqueville (July 29, 1805 – April 16, 1859)

There is a current trend to re-write history and to change the social biases associated with it.  This is a very dangerous use of the pen.  When history is rewritten to make it seem less prejudiced, society forgets how much struggle was required to reduce prejudice and gain equality.