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Joo Hyung
what is history??

Do you believe in history because it is true?

Or

Do you regard it as a truth because you people believe it?

Feb 17, 2015 6:33 PM
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It is true that it is an interpretation of things that had occurred, and I believe there is a right interpretation somewhere in the collective of the reflections of peoples traditions and customs that culminates into useful and useless information concerning the facts, although facts are facts because their found not interpreted.

I think it's evident that our reflections and contemplation have to sort it out as close as to the exact, that the further the origin is the more vague it gets. History shows what tradition has compromised. Any record, account or documented piece has to be scrutinized, in order to investigate certain claims about them, but those pieces are self-evidently of stipulations, however subsequently our contemplation has to straighten it with the present logic derived from our knowledge, although we know well that not everything is perceivable.

I'm personally more of a faith-fan than that of believes, cause trusts and hopes are more useful to me and believing in any direction leaves me astray in dogmatic thinking, sometimes it segregates the opinions or views from others in an antagonistic way, and that isn't socially progressing or maturing, I think.

February 17, 2015

To me, history is like a story. There is an interesting thing. You cannot sense the time.

February 17, 2015

There is a saying History is written by the winners and I think there is some truth in it.

When I compare books at example for third grade by different authors I see that about one situation there are different details. So, pupils who study it can ask Which one is true? Or none of them is true?

There are different resurces that history uses and it is difficult to know sth to details if there is not any written resurce. 

 

So, might something is changed on purpose by someone and might somethings  is just accidentally changed, who knows...When it comes to history for many things we can not be 100% sure.

February 17, 2015

history is a true story from the poeple who lived in past...!but in a story there will be some mistakes..or lies...or exaggeration...!history have those too...cause its what we hear from our olders and our olders from their olders...till the old generations....!we only heard it...read it but we didnt see it with our own eyes...so we cant say its 100% true...or even false...

February 17, 2015

Interesting question! I believe that history depends on the perspective of the person studying it, and can be interpreted differently. For example, the history of a war depends on which side of the war is telling the story. Even family history is told and interpreted differently when a brother and sister tell it. 

February 17, 2015
Joo Hyung
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