Essential History

Exactly armed of a methodology or a valid theoretical base, we can inquire: what it takes the researcher if to be valid this and not of another theoretical support? Because it selected these and other elements not to analyze? In all the cases the historian works from an ideology and of indirect form, he works from the interpretations that produce the document. Therefore we repeat: History is, always, a version of the inaccessible past. It is the possible version. The time and history the reflections above are necessary, but they must be complemented with that if they follow. for a simple reason: one of the essential elements for history is the time. Being an essential element for history, we need to understand it from the principles of history.

the first point to be clarified is the affirmation of that the historical time, has not the same meant of our successive and daily time. We, in general, live in function of three categories of the time: yesterday today and tomorrow. if to observe well we will perceive many people pass the life lamenting something that escaped to them and if he lost yesterday in and because of this rare these people if they prepare for tomorrow. What we call yesterday, today and tomorrow, or past, gift and future are secular categories for which we can present plus some commentaries. Brevssimos commentaries. What it is the past? The gift? The future? The past can have existed, but it does not exist more. What it remains in them of the past they are souvenirs. What the memory human being selected to preserve.

However what it remains in the memory is not the past, but small lints of something lost. The memory preserves only aspects of that it had some meaning, but not it thing in itself. This imposes the question: for where it goes what the memory did not consider excellent e, therefore, did not register? The past it is a category that we use to speak of something inexistent, something that we cannot manipulate.

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