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The 1619 Project is Anti-History

Thus 1619 Project from the NYT is the opposite of history; it is anti-history.  Instead of studying the past to learn about the present, it projects current passions on the past.  Confirming events are generalized to be the sole motivation,  non confirming events are ignored or minimized as inconsequential.

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Civil Dissent

From “The Report of our Death was Greatly Exaggerated” The Conservative Resurgence by Wilfred M. McClay in the November 2010 Commentary Magazine (hard copy): There is a great deal of genteel moaning in the air about civility, or the lack…

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