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Did we forget our history?

Postby StavrosCY » Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:21 am

Found this on Youtube... What do you think?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm4ZQ-kJZK0
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Re: Did we forget our history?

Postby Get Real! » Sat Aug 15, 2015 3:49 am

People tend to put historical disasters behind them so I’m not surprised nobody remembers the 1st of April.

In hindsight who in the right mind would repeat the 1st of April? :lol:
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Re: Did we forget our history?

Postby CBBB » Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:16 am

Get Real! wrote:People tend to put historical disasters behind them so I’m not surprised nobody remembers the 1st of April.

In hindsight who in the right mind would repeat the 1st of April? :lol:


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Re: Did we forget our history?

Postby Nikitas » Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:01 am

The cheapest journalist trick in the world, to stand on a street corner and ask people a seemingly simple question that they cannot answer in a few seconds. Seen it many times over, in the UK the most popular "challenge" is to ask the name of the prime minister.

It proves FA, unless at the end there is an honeste statement of the percentages who got it right and wrong.

More substantial, and infinitely more useful historical facts would be the number of conquering cultures that came to Cyprus and the undoubted survival of the local population despite these conquests. Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Lusignan, Genoans, Venetians, Turks, British, have come and gone over a period of 2000 years, yet the Cypriots held their cohesion and retained their cultural identity. Seeking the source of that accomplishment seems more worthy than asking a silly question on a street corner. But judging by the caliber of the questioner, a more complex question seems beyond her scope. Nasty, but probably true.
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Re: Did we forget our history?

Postby observer » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:31 pm

David Cameron - but then I'm not on a street corner.
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