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"History is a pack of lies we play on the dead." -Voltaire- by Mind Map: "History is a pack of lies we play on the dead." -Voltaire-
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"History is a pack of lies we play on the dead." -Voltaire-

What is history?

Time does not define history, but humans define history.

Collection of past events

Subjective Interpretation

Interpret what we think about the past events and people

Over think/analyze the actions of historical figures.

We dress the dead in our own way

What we say is history

If "history is a pack of lies" are we, humans liars?

Definition

What does Voltaire mean by "lies"? What is he referring it to?

Who are the "dead"?

Is this particular lie bad?

Subjective interpretation

Human incapacity and lacking source of knowledge in history

What is a lie?

Is subjective interpretation a lie?

What is a truth?

Is a statement said without correct knowledge a lie?

Types of lie

Can we trust history?

can we trust lies?

Where can we find truth?

Human Incapacity

History is a pack of lies we play on the dead because it is not within our capacity to tell the truth