90 Miles From Tyranny : A History Lesson Is Impossible Without History....

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

A History Lesson Is Impossible Without History....


“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.”


  1. Liberty is maintained, not attained.

  2. Not just history. Physics, mathematics, even poetry to prose. Then, of course, to ideas... simple to complex.

    It's... not about you. Your feelings mean less than nothing. Even when it involves you, maybe more so. Less so? :p Besides, if it doesn't hurt, you don't grow, learn.

    What hurts my feelings is that I can't ever know it all, or even put very much of it all together. Even the best fail, frequently. Actually, the more you do, and can do, the more you will fail. Bleh. I am beginning to think humility is the true lesson, if you are ever ready for it.

  3. The guy on the right in the dark jacket is Armstrong Custer. The one in the light jacket is a West Point classmate he just captured.

    1. I thought that was him but did not research it. Thanks. Did not know the story though.


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