Another strange sequence in my dream last night: I was using my Kepler 7.0 program to erect a chart, and the date 1492 appeared for the year, triggering a ‘before and after’ image. The ‘before’ was an innocent time in the life of the North American continent. The ‘after’ was the chaos of modern times.
We have not done well as stewards of the land.
I have already written about Christopher Columbus, so I won’t go there again. In looking for the link of my e-book, “At This Point in Time” I discovered that it has fallen off Amazon.com’s records. So, here‘s a link on Amazon.ca.
The issue of his continuing heritage as an American icon is coming under increased scrutiny. People are seeking to pull down his statues, and to remove any reference to him. So, what will that accomplish in the end? Nothing valuable, that I can see.
Revising history is a very tricky business. The Native Peoples of North America want most of us to go back to where we came from: if only we could…