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But most of what is remembered is falsehood.
The only thing more telling about a nation-state than how it acts when “on top” is how it acts when on the decline.
Why are you making arguments on behalf of twentieth-century Russian revolutionaries? Let the dead rest.
The blank pages of history shape humanity. The blank pages of your autobiography shape you.
The book complicates history so as to maintain the heroism under complexified conditions.
History with a big H is back, whether we like it or not. Whether humanity with a little h is back is up to us.
The origin is history, the source is humanity.
It’s not about old and young; it’s about old and new.
In progressive eras, actual standards are higher than official ones. In reactionary eras, official standards are higher than actual ones.
“History shows…” almost everything, not one thing. So does “research.”