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    • Peter Dale
    • 08.10.06 | 18:53 (IST)

    Why address me simply to vent a set of tabloid thumbnail caricatures of history? The way you sum up things resembles the balloon inserts in superman comics. Why document your ignorance? I'm interested in a rational exchange, by people with some purchase on history. Someone screamed at me today that she had the TRUTH. I don't listen to TRUTH-tellers, since I prefer to address the facts. We all have our prejudices - some like to lash out with them, wielding them like hammers. Others, a minority, would prefer to clarify their own by historical titration. If you ever read a book on the subject, tuning off from Fox News or the glare of tabloid headlines, in order to sojourn quietly in the past as historians recreate it, by all means get back to me.

    from the article: The mystery of America
    First published 00:00 08.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 08.10.06
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