Write an Alternate History of Your Personal Life….

Interest in alternate history may originate from meditating on how our own lives are subject to chance, fateful decisions, destiny, divine providence, or chaos, "for want of a nail the kingdom was lost (or gained)." Write a brief alternate history of your personal life in the comments, or join this discussion on Facebook. It is … Continue reading Write an Alternate History of Your Personal Life….

Testimonials from Readers

“Very clear and persuasive analysis. Thank you!” –Alexandra Hopkins,  Nov. 15, 2016 “Sort of like that new Netflix show about if the Nazi’s won the war…pretty interesting.” — Anthony Wayne, January 2, 2016. “My old History teacher said that the hows, whys, and whens were all good and well but the most interesting question in … Continue reading Testimonials from Readers

Freak Chance and Human Error/Inspiration Play Havoc in History

MattK writes:  My old hiistory teacher said that the hows, whys and whens were all good and well but the most interesting question in history is 'what if'. Energised all of us (17 yr olds) and has stayed with me ever since. Shame more people drop out of history at 16 (or, in spirit, earlier) … Continue reading Freak Chance and Human Error/Inspiration Play Havoc in History