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2019-04-29 Home Front: Culture Wars
Milan Kundera Warned Us About Historical Amnesia. Now It's Happening Again
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Posted by Anomalous Sources 2019-04-29 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6499 views ]  Top

#1 You have to see the original article at Quilette, if only for the exhibit where the comments section immediately turns into an example of what Kundera was talking about with a strongly implemented "But Whaddabout The Stuff That Nazi Western Civ Guy Churchill Did To The Indians During WW2?"

(The stupididy of which would take a couple days to enumerate, which I don't have).

https://quillette.com/2019/03/31/historical-amnesia-and-kunderas-resistance/.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2019-04-29 08:41||   2019-04-29 08:41|| Front Page Top

#2 Statists seem to like erasing history--from the Nazis burning of books to tearing down historical monuments in the U.S. to Biden and the Anita Hill fiasco. Is Christine Blasey Ford going to end up as a Joan of Arc character in the revisionist history books?
Posted by JohnQC 2019-04-29 09:25||   2019-04-29 09:25|| Front Page Top

#3 from what Ive been reading here lately, not if the Marines have anything to say about it
Posted by 746 2019-04-29 15:45||   2019-04-29 15:45|| Front Page Top

#4 The great Winston Churchill a trigger?
The Commonwealth? Shashi, don't snigger!
The casualty figure
For Hindoo... and Digger?
Point five eight percent... so why bicker?

Maybe oughtta be a hashtag, if it isn't already.
Posted by Snoger Grundy4919 2019-04-29 19:24||   2019-04-29 19:24|| Front Page Top

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