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Unformatted text preview: solely for their achievements could almost be a study in itself. Thinking about this idea of people only being remembered for their positive traits is actually present in everyday life today. From relationships, to reputations, to politics, people are always highlighted for their positive assets and the negative ones can be ignored. While I believe that in many ways this is a good way to lead a life, perhaps our human tendency to see the good in people is what has semi-flawed our history books as people arent remembered for how they really were. Never before this lecture had I looked at seeing the good in people in this way....
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- Spring '11