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Some thoughts and questions on Bakunin, Nietzsche, and Marx on the study of history

I just encountered an interesting take on the study of history from Bakunin’s idiosyncratic work, “God and the State”:

If it is justifiable, and even useful and necessary, to turn back to study our past, it is only in order to establish what we have been and what we must no longer be, what we have believed and thought and what we must no longer believe or think, what we have done and what we must do nevermore. –Mikhail Bakunin, “God and the State”

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