Happy Saturday! Here’s today’s quote…

  

Human beings of any age need to approve of themselves; the bad times in history come when they cannot. 
Barbara W. Tuchman

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman (born January 30, 1912) created her own law of historical research. Tuchman’s Law—first coined in her 1978 book, A Distant Mirror—is a psychological principle of “subjective probability” that leads chroniclers of history to depict events’ negative effects as being much more pervasive than they might actually be.

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