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October 25, 2020

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Jim ThorleyJuly 17, 2020

I have recently read a new (to me ) word, presentism: judging the past by present understanding. An extreme example: Why did the pioneers have to suffer coming across the plains. Why didn't they just hop on a 737 and land at the SLC Airport? Ridiculous? Yes, but no more ridiculous than some of the statements about historical people and events I hear on today's TV News.

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