posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 11:27 PM
I didn't know a national geographic channel existed...
I do get the history channel, though, and I have watched several documentaries on it, and have *coughdownloadedcough* a few that they did, as well.
Most of them seem to me to be quite impartial and just state the facts.
I think it may have to do with the different point of view of each channel. The History Channel, as its name suggests, presents history. They
present a set of facts, ideally without bias or attempt to moralise or justify one side or anything like that. They do a reasonably good job of this.
The National Geographic is (I'm assuming here, since I haven't seen it, but I have read many of their magazines) a scientific organization. As
such, they are going to show you a set of facts, and then they are going to try to explain those facts scientifically. It is a subtle, but relevant