Does Knowing History Matter?

It seems strange to have to defend the relevance of history, but sometimes we must do exactly that…especially when people say things like, “Why should I care about things that happened before I was born?” Paris historian Cody Delistraty has a very well-written, brief and persuasive answer to that question in this post, which I highly recommend to anyone interested in the past–and especially those who think they aren’t.

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