Throughout the last century, these agents — such as the Israeli Civil Administration, Harvard University, and the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem — superimposed their own subjective narratives onto the ground, silencing Sebastia through each archaeological excavation. This left Sebastia’s ground echoing and hollowed out, with voided trenches, missing columns, and depths unknown beyond the Judeo-Christian strata.
All my grief says the same thing— this isn't how it's supposed to be. And the world laughs, holds my hope by my throat, says: but this is how it is.
Fortesa Latifi, The Truth About Grief
Anyone who's experienced any kind of grief knows that closure is a dumb myth. Pain might diminish, forgiveness and forgetfulness might be achieved, but there is no explanation, justification, or solution for loss.