History

  • frb joined the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 6 months, 1 week ago

  • Daniel W. posted an update in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 7 months ago

    What would Aztec philosophers teach about happiness? Their culture evolved in complete isolation from Christian and Western thought, much as Buddhist and Tao developed independently in Asia. There are limited traces of Aztec thought, such as this article about Aztec ideas on happiness, from Aeon.

    “What the Aztec philosophers really wanted to…[Read more]

    • Thanks! There is so much to learn about ourselves by learning about those who preceeded us. Maybe you ARE Aztec! If so, you have a rich and intetesting history. Someday, I would love to see the places from MesoAmerica and Inca culture that are still standing. They would fill me with wonder.

  • Daniel W. posted an update in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 7 months, 1 week ago

    Two of my favorite books are :
    1491. New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus
    and
    1493. Uncovering the new world Columbus created.

    both by Charles C Mann. Ive read both books several times. What I like about the first, is it challenges standard notions about Native American societies, which are mischaracterized to this day as sort…[Read more]

    • Daniel, the Austin bomber looked like such a nice young man. However he clearly had no mentor such as yourself to help open his mind. I think he killed from boredom and a lack of beauty and highmindedness in his life. History of course is the vehicle transmitting such values. Home schooling and religion and business courses were I think the…[Read more]

      • Uh, yes … it’s breathes there a SOUL so dead, etc. But being atheist I took a little creative license and left the soul part out. Ahem.

      • Thank you Private. Nice words – I think you give me too much credit, but you encourage me to say more none the less. We all need people to pull open the dusty curtains of our closed worlds and let in the bright sunshine knowledge, reason, critical thinking, and the desire to learn.

  • iouri filippov posted an update in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    The consensual world history based on the wrong chronology is inconsistent. Chronology of civilization based only on irrefutable documents and artifacts is reduced to 1000 years and implies the revision of History.
    The consensual world history is a finely-woven magic fabric of intricate lies about events predating the sixteenth century. There is…[Read more]

  • Tom Sarbeck posted an update in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 1 year, 1 month ago

    People who know history are condemned to say, “People who don’t know history are condemned to repeat it.”

  • Goranko posted an update in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 1 year, 1 month ago

    If you like history, you are welcome.

  • Goranko created the group Group logo of HistoryHistory 1 year, 1 month ago