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Can we really tell history "as it was"? posted 25 April 2006 in Philosophy DiscussionCan we really tell history "as it was"? by Primal, Peralogue

Sokar, gierra pretty much summed up my intent. It was partially a response to Grantaire, but also a response to Alderion's

So many interpretations that we today can make of the past. But beyond that, there are some serious questions as to how much we can ever understand the mentalité of those even as recent as a hundred or two hundred years.

Anyways, thought I'd just leave this incomplete so others can question and give their own declarations of understanding.



Truth and history being separate...I wasn't specifically addressing that. view post


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