Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Mortimer, Ian (2016), Millennium: From Religion to Revolution: How Civilization Has Changed Over a Thousand Years, Retrieved on 2018-02-10
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Memes

10 FEB 2018

 The Volumetric Approach to History

You will be thinking that we are coming to the end of this book: we’ve dealt with eight centuries, so there are only two to go. You may be surprised to learn, therefore, that in historical terms we are not even halfway. The reason for this discrepancy is that history is not time, and time is not history. History is not the study of the past per se; it is about people in the past. Time, separated from humanity, is purely a matter for scientists and star-gazers. If a previously unknown uninha...
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