History is not a single linear thread, a dry accounting of names, dates, and places. It was never meant to be gospel truth, a dispeller of doubt. Rather, it is a patchwork quilt of human progress, built from the different experiences of multitudes of people. And like a real quilt, patches have been stained and destroyed, removed, repaired, and redone.

For history does not really record Time itself, but our perception of Time. History is mostly a way of making sense of the present. It is about the untold stories of the now nameless, about trying to connect to individuals separated from us by the long loneliness of time. Then maybe we can better connect to those around us and still alive.

Primary Source
The Road Goes Ever On
Man of Color
Division By Zero

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