Re: History

Nick Corduan (nickc@IQUEST.NET)
Mon, 28 Aug 1995 10:11:07 -0500


> Before you blithely claim that 'history is history is history' maybe you
> should take a look at some of the literature on collective memory.

History, though, is not the same thing as memory. History is the events that
did happen, and those events cannot be alters in the present, no matter how
they are remembered.


Nick Corduan                 "...there is as much dignity in tilling
     at                       a field as in writing a poem."
(                           --Booker T. Washington