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    Default American History Textbooks Lies: Everything Your Teacher Got Wrong- Myths, Educatio

    for those interested in "history" here's a very good interview to check out.


    American History Textbooks' Lies: Everything Your Teacher Got Wrong - Myths, Education (1995)




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    Quote Originally Posted by revelarts View Post
    for those interested in "history" here's a very good interview to check out.


    American History Textbooks' Lies: Everything Your Teacher Got Wrong - Myths, Education (1995)






    I read a book, don't know if that's what it's based upon, years ago. Some if factual, some is as misleading as the Cherry Tree story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kathianne View Post
    I read a book, don't know if that's what it's based upon, years ago. Some if factual, some is as misleading as the Cherry Tree story.
    Don't know. The factual history I was taught was separate which was taught as folklore. The difference IMO now is how it is accepted in a society where everything that was good is bad, and everything bad is now good.

    Harmless tales told children as parables or just cutesy-pie stories now have to have someone come along and piss on them and boldly proclaimed untrue. Who cares if there was no Paul Bunyon and he didn't have a Blue Ox? They were just stories. The "Wah" brigade leaves no stone unturned to ruin someone's day.

    Factual history depends on the source(s) and how many. Rewriting factual history IMO is a sin.
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gunny View Post
    Don't know. The factual history I was taught was separate which was taught as folklore. The difference IMO now is how it is accepted in a society where everything that was good is bad, and everything bad is now good.

    Harmless tales told children as parables or just cutesy-pie stories now have to have someone come along and piss on them and boldly proclaimed untrue. Who cares if there was no Paul Bunyon and he didn't have a Blue Ox? They were just stories. The "Wah" brigade leaves no stone unturned to ruin someone's day.

    Factual history depends on the source(s) and how many. Rewriting factual history IMO is a sin.
    Thanks. I too know what history is and isn't. The title implies it's for adults, not children. Won't get 'wah' from me on using folklore or parables.
    “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” De Tocqueville



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