History is about "what stories do we tell each other about our surrounding and how that surrounding came into being". In the end it's all a story, BUT science and scientific methods have made people reconsider the stories and search for relative truth. Why study history? To prove everybody is wrong, to be progressive, to show the 'truth' about the past. World History / Big History has a direct competitor in religion, which is basically history with authority. It's the retelling of stories that are considered 'sacred'.

In the end the world is a big fishtank and everybody tries to catch
some fish. History is a good catcher.


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