Also, Columbus May Not Have Discovered America

October 5th, 2004 · No Comments
by Booksquare

We cannot say why this story amuses us, but there you have it. The problem with history is that it keeps changing. Totally, totally ruins reality, what with nobody ever knowing for sure what the real story is. We so prefer fiction — at least you know the ending’s not going to change.

Right. Probably should caveat that as well. Okay. At least you know the ending’s not going to change unless the author goes all artiste on us and rewrites the damn thing. We are going to stop thinking about this subject as, like quantum physics, it’s giving us extreme discomfort with our belief system.

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