Just in general, any government throughout history hasn’t really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn’t control them as easily.
If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
Every writer has his writing technique – what he can and can’t do to describe something like war or history. I’m not good at writing about those things, but I try because I feel it is necessary to write that kind of thing.
Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books – but it is terrible when one has to live it.