- Real Name:
- John Martin
- Member Since:
- March 14, 2013
Sometimes outdated ideas live on purely by inertia.
Historical truth is a complicated and nuanced thing, so while there might be elements of truth to the popular story you know, it's rarely the complete truth.
You can rest assured that many of the 'modern' problems we deal with today were around in Grandpa's time, too.
There's a reason Hollywood makes more movies about war than, say, wine tasting competitions.