Some politicians took heat for saying we need to learn “both sides” of the Nazis and slavery, and they had a point
Learning, and understanding does not mean approval by any means
It’s easy to have a knee-jerk reaction to things. It’s obvious those things were bad. Not many people would argue that point.
There is a reason people don’t want to understand bad things. Here is a story that looks at the issue — of why we need to understand “both sides.” There is also a reason we don’t want to.