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What Big History misses

29 mins | Aug 22, 2022
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It often overlooks myth. Curating the human story into a other-worldly tale is fascinating, but we must be wary about what is overlooked in the magnificence. Ian Hesketh argues that though Big History can be a powerful tool that tells compelling stories about the grand arc of human history, the approach also has its pitfalls and must be taken with a grain of salt.
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