COLUMN: Does recorded history reflect the truth?

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Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013 5:34 pm

Wouldn’t it be great to read a history of this time period, written a few thousand years down the road? Would we finally be able to understand the causes and effects of what is going on today? Or would Julian Barnes, “History of the World in 10 & ½ Chapters,” have a better insight into history when he said, “History isn’t what happened. History is just what the historians tell us.”

Here are some interesting comments on historical moments from the internet. No one would claim credit or accept blame for them:

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