Comment: do you believe the history taught in schools is accurate?

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do you believe the history taught in schools is accurate?

I'm just trying to get bearings here...

First off, I agree with your assertion about language on some of the quotes. The wording doesn't seem to fit with his style of speech or the "dialect of the time(s)".

I believe that a great deal of what we claim is history is in fact a series of lies cobbled together by those already in power and those seeking to gain power.

For example, kids in today's schools (and even yesterday's schools, I graduated high school in the late 90s) are taught that the civil war was about slavery and all other issues were merely side-notes. They're taught that Viet Cong attacked one of our ships in the Gulf Of Tonkin to start the Viet Nam war. They're taught about pilgrim & indians sharing turkey & pumpkin pie... all of these "truths" are backed by "facts" they can readily produce on demand.

I think when one looks back to history beyond the limit of the memories of the living generations that details become very sketchy. Sometimes the truth can even be obscured to a great extent when examining relatively recent events.

While I don't doubt your assertions, I don't necessarily doubt the opposing points either.

To me, presidents and kings are side-notes. The power has always been with the banksters. They buy and sell rulers and thus rules. Whether Lincoln was a good guy or a bad guy, whether the currency he created worked for or against the banksters really matters less than the fact that people look into the matter when sparked by some message about Lincoln or Jefferson or Jackson or Hamilton... or the eccentric old guy down the street who told 'em the federal reserve is run by lizard-people.

It seems like history has taken-on an existence akin to religion. People believe what they want to believe and use it to rationalize their current values and behavior.

Thanks for bringing up an opposing view though. I'll be a little more cynical in future readings on the topic.

At their inceptions, the #Liberty, #OccupyWallStreet and #TeaParty movements all had the same basic goal... What happened?