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Roth on History

…the unfolding of the unforeseen was everything. Turned wrong way round, the relentless unforeseen was what we schoolchildren studied as “History”, harmless history, where everything unexpected in its own time is chronicled on the page as inevitable. The terror of … Continue reading

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Thatcher, The Internet and Good and Bad History

No one has the right to spend their life without being offended Philip Pullman De Mortuis nil nisi bonum dicendum est [or, roughly, speak no ill of the dead] Chilon of Sparta Yesterday, one of the most influential British politicians … Continue reading

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