Daily Archives: 22/05/2014

Faking history for the better teaching of – history

Further to the discussion about the distortion of history in the new¬†Cosmos series (now, I gather, nearing the end of its run in the US), there has been a new discussion on a historian’s blog suggesting the possibility that the deliberate misrepresentation might possibly be justified for “greater truth”. The link to this came from a piece on¬†Evolution News and Views, which rightly points out the tricky ethical waters this discussion is navigating.

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