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January 29, 2009


It's difficult when people you admire, heroes, turn out to believe things that are appalling. I'm a great admirer of Thomas Jefferson, who was also a slaveowner.

How to hold in your mind both the greatness in a person and the evil in them?

You could shrug and say that such is the case of being a human being. But that somehow seems too easy.

good review.

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