Okay so, I have an interesting hobby, and I doubt you will find very many other people who have this hobby, although I do know of a couple, even some individuals who may have written books on the topic. One thing I like to do is take famous quotes from “The Harper Book of Quotations” and after that I like to make an effort to argue against such common sense and wisdom, that is often within these quotes from notable people of past periods. One quote I’ve always liked is;
“Those Who Forget to Study Their History Are Doomed to Repeat It.”
Now then, We have decided and determined that we should change that quote to read; “those who fail to study their history CORRECTLY, are doomed to repeat it.” The reason why you ask? Since it seems to me, and also this is another piece of common wisdom; it is the victors who write the history.
In other words whether they were right or wrong it will be the victorious who rewrite History within their favor. In fact it is really easy to study your history incorrectly without needing the knowledge you require because perhaps each of the information in the true and correct history has stopped being with us or has become burned by those that were victorious.
Okay, now let’s take this all to some higher-level. It seems like nowadays in class the kids don’t really wish to study history, and they often tell a brief history teacher; “why would I study all of the dates, names, and events throughout history, after i look them up on Google anytime I want to?” Yes, unfortunately the student who doesn’t think that studying since they are lazy is really correct, but yet remember the quote; “those who neglect to study their history are doomed to repeat it.”
Is this why a great number of the up-and-coming generation are prepared to vote for someone with a few ridiculous line of political rhetoric perhaps because they haven’t lived through enough history, or even bothered to analyze their very own ancestral history to realize the podium pusher’s political rhetoric is just that, thus they don’t realize it when they see it? I would personally submit to you personally that it is a real problem. Nevertheless, because humans are repeating the folly with their previous history at this type of fast and rapid rate, maybe they don’t must study their history anymore?
Yes, I understand that you disagree with this statement, but let me explain it one other way. When we teach kids current events, then once they mature everything will likely be there history, and we can prevent them from repeating that history by explaining what is happening in the present period, while they’re will be in school. We my relate it for the correct past of past periods, without perhaps going to each of the detail. Again because they may look it on Google or Wikipedia anytime they desire.
Actually, even though you’ve never studied your history, or never even really liked the topic, it’s repeating so fast, and humans are generating exactly the same mistakes again and again at this type of rapid rate, it hardly matters. You rpylxx need to remember a few years hence, to understand when something is going wrong.
When this occurs you have to act with this information, which brings up a whole other set of issues in age of global social networking, smart mobs, and instant information. However I won’t enter into this now because I’m going to ask that you stop and consider most of these points of contention, and see in the event you agree with what I’ve presented. Please think into it.