Tag: History

Confederate slave man and a brother

“Confederate”: Both HBO and its doubters double down on racial canards (Edited w/the addition of Part II)

HBO is in trouble for producing “Confederate,” an alternate history in which the South won the war. The irony is that HBO and its foes are both wrong. (Only half of this essay was posted initially.  My mistake.  I have added the second half below the line.  My apologies. [Bookworm

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The future as pre-written past; or the Left’s peculiar relationship to “history” *UPDATED*

To me, history is what was.  It’s the past that’s been and gone forever. To people on the Left, however, history is the future that they shape, which they presume their Leftist scholars will later enshrine in propagandistic history books.  I thought of that peculiar viewpoint last night when watching

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