J.R.R. Tolkien vs Hilaire Belloc
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Actually, Belloc reminds of bigots who say that certain kinds of people or what they view as primitive or savage people as no importance. Good show, Tolkien.
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I think it goes to show just how much the interpretation of history and culture is an expression of opinion and belief about as much as an actual connection of facts with facts.
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Michael Wrote:I think it goes to show just how much the interpretation of history and culture is an expression of opinion and belief about as much as an actual
connection of facts with facts.

Yep, exactly, because ultimately "facts" are the flawed things that flawed, fallible people believe to be "facts." It really does go back to the trope of the wise person saying "either you know everything, or you know nothing," and only the wisest will concede that in that case, they know nothing.
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