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History is as much myth as fact

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Gregory:
When history dies, it drowns in myth. At present, history is under seige from both sides of politics. Both telling lies.

Mike Cl:

--- Quote from: Gregory on April 02, 2020, 10:02:57 PM ---When history dies, it drowns in myth. At present, history is under seige from both sides of politics. Both telling lies.

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History has always been written by the victors.  The history in our school system is made up of quite a bit of propaganda.

Gregory:
And yet we know better, for the truth is out there waiting to be found.

Gawdzilla Sama:

--- Quote from: Mike Cl on April 02, 2020, 10:26:12 PM ---History has always been written by the victors.   

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LOL, you've never heard of Vietnam.

That cliche was appropriate back in the times when the winners exterminated the losers. Last few thousand years, not so much.

Your high school history classes didn't do you any favors, folks.

Baruch:

--- Quote from: Gregory on April 02, 2020, 10:02:57 PM ---When history dies, it drowns in myth. At present, history is under seige from both sides of politics. Both telling lies.

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Marxism says everything is politics, and all politics is class.  Neo-Marxism is the pseudo-intellectualism of our age.

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