DAMNATIO MEMORIAE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY? • Identity Dixie • Tactical Hermit (Guest Writer)

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Source: https://identitydixie.com/2020/04/30/damnatio-memorae-for-the-21st-century/

Damnatio Memoriae is the latin phrase meaning “condemnation of memory,” in the sense of a judgment that a person must not be remembered. It was a form of dishonor that could be passed by the Roman Senate upon traitors or others who brought discredit to the Roman State. The intent was to erase someone from history, a task somewhat easier in ancient times, when documentation was much sparser.

Georgia’s former disgraced governor, Nathan Deal, removed Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee’s birthday from the state calendar. This, of course, followed in the wake of the decision to remove the Confederate Battle Standard from the South Carolina Statehouse. As this “political bandwagon” has gained steam over the years, every weak-minded and spineless politician, regardless if they are from the South or not, has been more than eager to jump on and demonize all things Southern…

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