virus: History (was "question")

Reed Konsler (
Thu, 27 Mar 1997 14:03:45 -0500 (EST)

>From: "David McFadzean" <>
>Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 23:12:45 -0700

>> From: Dan Plante <>
>> Date: Tuesday, March 25, 1997 6:09 PM
>> Do you mean the simple concept of history itself, or the knowledge of
>> historical events (regardless of their accuracy), or history in the sense
>> that "The victors write the history books."?
>I'd say all of those are viruses. But history as the sequence of events
>that actually happened is not.

In other words: The past is not a virus, but history is.

The past is the object, history is the perception of (and around) it


Reed Konsler