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What if You're Living History?

Get curious about how history survives today with this Curiosity-Based Thinking workout from the Introduction to the "History" Chapter in The Book of What If...?

What: What is history exactly? Can you define it in three words or less?

Who: Who from history would you most like to sit next to on a rocket ship to Mars?

When: When is history? How long ago does something have to be in order to be "history"? How long ago does something need to be in order to be "historic"?

Where: Where does history come from? Do dogs bark about their history? Do only humans have history and, if so, where does it come from?

How: How is history advice for the future?

Why: Why do you think people 100 years in the future will value history more than people valued history 100 years ago in the past?

Huh?: How accurate do you think our understand of history really is? If it's not 100% accurate, what percent of the past would you say we actually understand as it truly was?

Wow!: What if you are living during the best time known to humans in our entire recorded history? How do you celebrate that each day?

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