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    History

    This forums needs a History thread to go along with Science, Religion, Politics, Travel, and similar catch-all discussions here.

    I recently discovered the podcast Hardcore History by Dan Carlin (www.dancarlin.com). I've listened to several of his free podcasts so far and am considering buying more. I've listened to hardly anything else in the last few weeks, so that's why history is on my mind lately.

    I also love Simon Winchester's books (and author-read audiobooks). I know we've discussed his work before, but here's another plug for the man who inspired me to use the word sesquipedalian in a business email once (so far): www.simonwinchester.com

    Let the history discussion begin.
    Last edited by George; April 10th, 2019 at 07:22 AM.

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    History? I'm past that.

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    Zing!

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    Tough room today.

    Did I really write "This forums"?

    I'll show myself out...

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    It's all HisStory. Who is 'His'? Surely feminists would complain about that... why not Herstory?

    In all seriousness, I've grown to appreciate history more as I get older. Back when I was in school, it was my least favorite subject.

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    Same, it's always been my worst subject but I find myself more interested now than I used to be. I think it's probably related to watching Michele go through the process of figuring out her ancestry.

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    Right now I'm reading up on the History of Cultural Industries, trying to understand how we went from "the English are not gifted artistically, they are not as musical as the Germans or Italians [...]" to the British invasion.

    *George Orwell, c. 1940
    acket.

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    Studied the subject for 3 years at University. Was and is great.

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    Will it be great again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crazed_Insanity View Post
    Will it be great again?
    Do you even read?

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