posted on Oct, 19 2008 @ 02:45 PM
reply to post by americandingbat
I could get really passionate about a history forum. My main thought was a straightforward 'What really happened?' Depending on your definition of a
conspiracy any attempt to cover the truth about the past might past muster, and yes, that definitely includes "the victor writes history". BIG
STYLE. And I think there are more than enough intelligent, well-educated people on here to make digging for the truth and joining the dots in a
collaborative way potentially very stimulating.
You're correct, I didn't have 'conspiracies from the past' in mind, as such.
The more I mull over the endless possible topics the more I'm convinced it would take off.
As to the Education & Media forum I'm getting the impression it is designed for ramming you-should-believe-this down peoples' throats
threads. E.g. "CNN just ran an exclusive on how Iran is on the verge of nuking Israel". (This impression is based on the forum remit quoted by
It doesn't seem designed for "College fees to quadruple in keeping with inflation" - type discussions, i.e. straight-forward education issues,
which might sometimes be BTS-type or sometimes more ATS-type, such as 'dumbing down' or 'education as a political football' - type debates.