Agree with this 100%.
Proctor’s Ledge, the real site where the witch trial hangings took place
On the eve of March 1, 2016 I noticed a number of online memes posted in social media regarding the Salem witch craft trials, and remembering the victims. This of itself is not bothersome. However, what I find disturbing is that in context of the memes, they are typically portrayed as if they are witches, died for the plight of defending witchcraft, or sayings about them being in some kind of witchcraft type of afterlife like “summerland”. Equally disturbing is the amount of people who tout and parade them around, lack even basic education or research about these victims, the events or the actual trials. Many even think they were burnt at the stake! Come on people, if you sincerely care about these victims, want to honor their memory beyond using them and their memory to…
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