An excellent article, Lester, and one that deserves to be read far more widely than I suspect will actually be the case. It's a sad truth that whenever an individual or group is given great power over another individual or group, bad things invariably happen. As nobody wants to acknowledge this fundamental truth about human nature, we all participate in various ways in coverups and historical fabrications. People invariably prefer to live in a Disneyesque fantasy world and flee from harsh reality, which means we never learn anything from history and thus remain doomed to repeat the same errors over and over and over again. As your article focuses on reality, it will - alas - appeal to very few of us.

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