Human Science and History

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“The historian’s task is to understand the past; the human scientist, by contrast, is looking to change the future.” To what extent is this true in these areas of knowledge? As historians study, compiles and writes events in chronological order or arranged events in the order it came to be, people understood what came before them. Historians are the authority on it that no one ever tried to question what was written but instead we accepted it as facts and from those facts we learned and knew that as time and years go by people could and can change the future. As clear as the question implies history and human sciences are the two areas of knowledge involved. Human science was defined as the study and interpretation of the experiences,…show more content…
It was not something to carry around. Now we have all the I’s from the apple store such as iphone, itouch, ipad, our development of Macbooks, and all the technologies with different brands available for easier and faster usage. Those gadgets are so important to us and to our daily lives that we cannot just imagine living without one of them. Those gadgets are also convenient. Through language, historians made us realized that history would always be history. It would always be there. It is something of the past for the future. We believed in what was written thousand years ago, affecting each and everyone of us on how we go on with our lives. Though on the other hand, why could we not rewrite what was written for easier to understanding? Are we 100% sure that it is true? Without the inventions and innovations of human scientists we would not have what we have now. Our lives would be very different. It would have been at a slower pace. We would not know what lies in the other side of the globe. It was so clever of the human scientists to invent something that could lead to a change in our future. For instance, the invention of airplane. Isn’t it great that we could be in one continent to the next in
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