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After last week’s conversation with Jared Yates Sexton about his book American Rule, that spurred me to do some more investigation into this issue of the “noble lie”–what is it, and how exactly does it relate to the official American narrative of its history?
Once we understand that critical concept–that goes all the way back to the ancient Greek philosopher Plato in the 3rd century BCE–it becomes a helpful paradigm or model through which to interpret not just American history, but many other nations also.
Join me on this journey of discovery and please, let me know your thoughts!
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