As a historian, I am always interested in effective paradigm shifts in historical thought. The whole idea of revisionist interpretations of historical events evolved around new evidence coming light, a prime example being revisionist interpretations of the Cold War. 259 more words
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Ok, so I know that this post is a day late (national poetry day was yesterday) but hey, better late than never..
I think it’s pretty cool that people in government deemed poetry important enough to get a national day, so before I share… 564 more words
I’ve been reading The Picture of Dorian Grey, and I came across the quotation “conscious…it was merely the name men gave to their mistakes”. At first I simply continued reading, but the more I mulled over the quotation, the more thought-provoking it became. 241 more words
We’ve all seen the photos: the grinning teens, the endless hugs, the awkward jumps. It can only mean one thing, results day.
The day where you get to discover if the hours spent slaving away over textbooks so large they could double as weights, have really paid off. 293 more words
“I didn’t feel like registering”
This was the reply of more than 50% of the youth of south Africa when asked if they’re going to vote on Wednesday.I don’t think we are aware of the struggle our parents and grandparents endured so that we could have this opportunity to make a difference. 123 more words