My new band will be called Pythagoras and the Vegetarian Math Cult.
Fun tip: you can end any argument (and most friendships) with “That may be true, but in a larger context the sun will expand to engulf the earth.”
Your heritage is full of amazing, wonderful things that have nothing to do with fighting a war so that some people could keep owning other people. How about we celebrate some of that stuff instead?
There’s always that one guy…
History of imperialism, short version.