Albert Einstein once said, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." And he was not the first person to question the reality that way. Many philosophers have long held this view. But, what does this mean in the present context when we have far more understanding of both the outer world and our senses? Let us have a look.
In his book, Centuries of Change, author and historian Dr Ian Mortimer explains which century saw the most change and why it matters to us. From his research, we bring to you the most significant change in each century from the eleventh century to the twentieth. 11th Century: Discontinuation of Slavery Although the slavery continued... Continue Reading →
In 1785, Nepoleon Bonaparte, at the age of 16, became an officer in the French army. In 1789, when the French revolution took place, he supported it, and in 1793, he played a significant role in defeating the anti-revolutionary forces. In 1795, he was called to Paris to defend the city against rebels, and in 1796,... Continue Reading →