Lies My Teacher Told Me

What is heroification? Why is heroification a bad thing?

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Chapter 1

Handicapped by History

The Process of Hero-making

This Chapter is About Heroification, a degenerative process (much like calcification) that makes people over into heroes. Through this process, our educational media turn flesh-and-blood individuals into pious, perfect creatures without conflicts, pain, credibility, or human interest.