What is History?

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Bull sculpture at the ancient ruins of Ephesus

A college professor once told a story of a student who turned in his essay exam within minutes of it being administered. Of course everyone present, including the professor, thought the kid was just being a smart aleck. Turns out he got an A. Why? Because he nailed the essence of history in five simple words:

“History is because History was.”

And so it is.

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