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Reinvention of History a Result of Never Learning From It

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), May 14, 2012 at 15:36

In trying to answer "why reinvent history" as a question in either a rhetorical or pragmatic sense, we might give the thought over to its already being answered in the next paragraph: "it would be best for people to accept the political realities of the time and accept that he who rules, calls the shots." Aye, but there's the rub: who's really calling the shots?

If we go back to the premise of the first statement from her Majesty's realm (This is what happens when people try to make "scripture out "history"), were we to make a secular argument that Scripture might actually be as many think, out of touch with reality, then who is calling the shots is anybody's guess; for as out of control as it seems, it appears than mankind has no clue as to what to do – and that's the first step to understanding.

A counter point may very well be that while Scripture does not present itself as an exact historical record in and of itself, for those who understand, it is a history in its own right in the proper context. Were it not historical, then there is no human rationale for the current existence of Israel staring back in the face of Islam and the rest of the world in complete defiance of the humanist world history; and the events about ready to confound the world would not make any sense at all, now would they?

Yeah, you cannot mess with the name of the Almighty Sovereign and His Son (Who are calling the shots) and hope to ever get away with it. That is an ultimate proof of history in the true Scripture.

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