he human sacrifice is well known. This was not to convert people to the Aztec ways. It was to show that yes while we know ALL ABOUT the human sacrifice, we may not know how other aspects of their society were civilized and some advanced compared to their European counterparts. Distorted and sanitized history lessons for children are fine to instill patriotism and a form of “isn’t it great to be us?” but as adults, we learn that they left out a good part of these stories.

he human sacrifice is well known.
This was not to convert people to the Aztec ways.
It was to show that yes while we know ALL ABOUT the human sacrifice, we may not know how other aspects of their society were civilized and some advanced compared to their European counterparts.
Distorted and sanitized history lessons for children are fine to instill patriotism and a form of “isn’t it great to be us?” but as adults, we learn that they left out a good part of these stories.
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