The Great Wen

Divining the Machine, part six

What interests you about the year 1850, if anything does, will depend upon the perspective from your little corner of the planet. As with all of human history, the things we remember today are entirely dependent on what people who believe in notions like ‘human history’ have decided to write down and then squabble over later. Squabbling over history is …

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