Tuesday, April 24, 2012

History Is Written First. The Victory Comes Later.

In the ancient world, false histories were routinely forged to justify the then present-day policies of the elites.  The reason is simple and remains true to this day: once enough people accept false history as truth, that history anchors the expectations with which we interpret our lives.  In this sense, history is inherently political and is more properly termed "political history."