Alec Nevala-Lee

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Historians undertake to arrange sequences—called stories, or histories—assuming in silence a relation of cause and effect. These assumptions, hidden in the depths of dusty libraries, have been astounding, but commonly unconscious and childlike; so much so, that if any captious critic were to drag them to light, historians would probably reply, with one voice, that they had never supposed themselves required to know what they were talking about.

Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams

Written by nevalalee

August 15, 2018 at 7:30 am

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