Sense can not always be made

November 17, 2010

“There is a constant temptation, when rendering an account of history, to distort reality by making too much sense of itself. This temptation is greatest when history is fresh and deals with crises that are ongoing – crises that mold our understanding of the world and ourselves”.

 

Philip Gourevitch and Errol Morris
Standard Operating Procedure (2008)

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