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  • Today in History for 11th December 2018
    Historical Events 1909 - Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000 1934 - 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland 1940 - Russian general Georgy Zhukov warns of German assault 1948 - WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting […]

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October 24, 2017 0

It is Time to Pay Attention to the Republican Revolt Against Donald Trump

By celmoreblog

Liberals have good reasons to dislike Donald Trump;  conservatives have more.  Opposing this president is not about being a conservative or a liberal;  it is about being a good citizen.  Four men that have done far more to serve our country than Donald Trump agree:  Donald Trump is doing real damage to our country and it is time for ALL Americans to stand up to this danger.  

September 22, 2017 0

“History Is Not There To Be Liked: On Historical Memory, Real and Fake” by Jason Steinhauer (Foreign Policy Research Institute)

By celmoreblog

A myth is a story that people tell themselves about their past. Edith Hamilton described mythology as an explanation of nature, and indeed all myths have an explanatory quality. They are stories that explain how the world came to be. Culture, as Clifford Geertz laid out, is “a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms.” Culture is the sum of what we pass down through language, ideas, and signs. Myths explain the world. Cultures perpetuate them.

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