For this, I think, is the grand illusion of enlightenment, of secular modernity, that the past can be erased, “we will destroy the foundation of the old world*”, and we will then open a new page, clean, rational and enlightened.
Well, this does not work, at least not for most people. And when you look forward to the future we need, first of all, to acknowledge this fact, and then work with it.
from (Hebrew) https://www.facebook.com/tomer.persico
*Весь мир насилья мы разрушим
До основанья, а затем