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ziq wrote (edited )

This is the problem with people - they feel the need take a person, put them up on a pedestal and idolize and celebrate them.

All people are flawed; bourgie colonialists are rat bastards that murdered, raped, enslaved and pillaged. 'Founding fathers' are nothing but patriarchal slaveowning ethnic-cleansing millionaires. Moviestars are vapid narcissists. Religious icons are sexual deviants, racists and abusers. What does it take before people realize they need no rulers? No human is worthy of worship because the moment you elevate someone above others, you need to find excuses to apologize for their misdeeds, to justify the wrongs they wrought on the world so that you can throw parades and barbecues and christmas dinners on your extra special enlightened holy celebrity day.

Why do humans have the innate need to worship their fellow human? It's never led anywhere good.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

I dunno, I doubt there's a simple or singular reason. Maybe some of the time it just comes down to people being scared to make their own decisions.