Archive for the ‘History’ Category

No More WWII Films

Posted: 13th June 2020 by Cheap in Film, History

I think I am ready to add another genre of film to stop watching: World War II films. I am seeing trailers for Tom Hanks’ Greyhound, and while it looks good, my reaction to it is completely ho-hum. That’s because I can’t imagine there being anything about it that I haven’t already seen. I have […]

What is not Taught about Pre-Nazi History

Posted: 29th January 2017 by Cheap in History, Philosophy, Racism

Concerning the Holocaust, the phrase “never forget, never again” is frequently thrown around.  The idea is that knowledge of the past can help us prevent repeating the same mistakes.  However, I wonder if we are remembering the wrong part of that history.  Particularly, the historical circumstances that led us to the Holocaust.  I wonder this […]

I have rather suddenly developed an interest in local history.  Most specifically, I’ve decided I want to know all there is to know about Flamm City, a place that was probably never actually any kind of a city, but which has intrigued me for many years.  I’ve discovered a ton of historical resources at the […]