Is it important that we, as a society, learn about the events that happened during the Salem witch trials? Why or why not? ?
- All hatLv 71 month ago
It's a human tendency at certain times to single out a group and blame them for something unfairly. That behavior has to be guarded against, so first step is to teach some gross example of it, such as the witch trials.
- TinaLv 71 month ago
Yes. It's not going to take very long is it? and a provides a useful warning about what can happen when perfectly innocent people are demonised by hysterical accusations:
'witches' yesterday, 'illegal aliens' next week ...
- capitalgentlemanLv 71 month ago
Not really. I visited Salem, and beyond one museum, and a few signs, the main thing in Salem was their nautical history. If it isn't a big deal in Salem, why should it be out of that place?
- Anonymous1 month ago
no it is not important - all it shows is hysteria what's the point of that
also it is set in a Christian setting thereby showing Christianity in a bad light
anti Christianity atheists would want to promote this on an educational curriculum to degrade Christianity
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- PoppyLv 41 month ago
Yeah, I think it teaches an important lesson about pointing fingers amd innocent until proven guilty vs guilty until proven innocent
- 1 month ago
yea so we don't do it again