Show of HandsShow of Hands

goldz April 6th, 2016 1:17am

My history teacher when I bring up parallels in history to current events: "Current events have no relevance to history." Do you agree?

1 Liked

Comments: Add Comment

badattitude no place like home
04/11/16 1:17 pm

And now you have seen the ignorance of the liberal professors in schools. It's going to get worse. Thank you for questioning him.

phen nebraska
04/07/16 7:40 am

Tell your teacher that those who don't know history are bound to repeat it

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
04/06/16 1:43 am

They may will be the history our kids and their kids will be taught

suppressedID hope despite the times
04/05/16 8:10 pm

Going to school in Texas?

Seneca imbeciles for trump
04/06/16 12:48 am

Yes, it seems like the poor child is in one of those GOP states where history is a Bible or a matchbook from a seedy bar.

lcamino Florida and Georgia
04/05/16 7:43 pm

It is a shame that a history teacher cannot see a relationship between history and current events. One idea for your button would be to do with VA hospitals, and the lack of care that veterans have been receiving .

K4tn1ss Dont look in the closet
04/05/16 7:43 pm

No offense but, does she have common sense, or Just the book Common Sense by Thomas Paine.

Laserbeam Back soon
04/05/16 7:23 pm

This user is currently being ignored

NKarta Please excuse my sanity
04/05/16 7:20 pm

Please tell your teacher that the people you asked through a polling app on your phone think he/she has no idea what he/she is talking about.

PamGH SW Washington
04/05/16 6:45 pm

He/she is not the brightest light bulb in the lamp?...

04/05/16 7:07 pm

Agreed. She needs to be schooled on current events it sounds like. And any teacher worth having should know how to make their material relevant to today's generation of students. If you are teaching history one of the best ways to do this is link it to current events, politics, etc. Sheesh!

Praetorianus Fair enough.
04/05/16 6:30 pm

The only way this can make sense even remotely is if he means that current events don't influence history, but this is self evident.

goldz oh this world
04/05/16 6:34 pm

She doesn't really know current events. So she's afraid of looking like an idiot.

stammtheman Mamou
04/05/16 7:53 pm

Nailed that $h!+ closed!!!

SupremeDolphin They.them
04/05/16 6:23 pm

He/she is a moron. In most of my essays, I'm supposed to relate the topic to some other time in history.

goldz oh this world
04/05/16 6:33 pm

We do that in our essays too, but we're not allowed to talk about current events. Not in class and not in essays.

04/05/16 6:23 pm

Of course not. Current events can share similarities with or be caused by historical events.

112112321 pleb
04/05/16 6:19 pm

Mine specifically allocates time to current events. They are absolutely related.