We’ve Been Lied To

Posted: September 23, 2022 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

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by Al Benson Jr.

Much of what we’ve gotten from our “history” books has been wishful myth. Those who are the victors in wars and other world situations get to write the “history” books, in which they make themselves look good and their enemies look bad. The bad things they’ve done are either ignored or swept under the rug while their enemy’s faults are magnified ten-fold.

Arthur R. Thompson, in his book To the Victor go the Myths and Monuments has noted a lot of this sort of thing. He has written: “In the case of the American Civil War the above is the case for both sides of the conflict. Both have rewritten history and set up monuments to some of those best forgotten. Worse, there is too much concentration on the battles and not on the politics and influences on these events.” I’d have to mostly agree with…

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