Do we fear history or does our ignorance repel us from it?
Living in the moment is a fallacy.
Lessons are appreciated more in retrospect
“History is written by the victors” – Winston Churchill “History is a set of lies agreed upon” – Napoleon Bonaparte I am referencing the quotes associated with Churchill and Bonaparte, because nowadays it seems that many people are far removed from having a passion for anything outside of the cult of personality, whether it be withContinue reading “Are we too sexy for history?”
One of the things that I’m proudest of as a parent has been instilling a strong sense of history in my son. A couple weeks ago we took a late night history stroll through some of the memorials in the District. The above picture of my son looking up at the Emancipation Proclamation serves asContinue reading “Late night walk into history”