Interesting POV on historians.
Unfortunately, many historians are more propagandists than scholars -
deepening on their paymaster. It seems the Korean War
has its share of propaganda-historians.
As generally understood, propaganda is opinion expressed for the purpose
of influencing actions of individuals or groups... Propaganda thus differs
fundamentally from scientific analysis. The propagandist tries to "put
something across," good or bad. The scientist does not try to put anything
across; he devotes his life to the discovery of new facts and principles. The
propagandist seldom wants careful scrutiny and criticism; his object is to
bring about a specific action. The scientist, on the other hand, is always
prepared for and wants the most careful scrutiny and criticism of his facts
and ideas. Science flourishes on criticism. Dangerous propaganda crumbles
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