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Rehtoric of history Presentation Transcript

  • 1. The Rhetoric of History
    By Michael Madoff
    Why does the rhetoric of history have such a profound influence on our understanding of the present?
  • 2. Intro/story corps
  • 3. Collage of museum photos
  • 4. The rhetorical expression of history defines our understanding of the present; thus, the ability to control the rhetoric of history is essential to defining the reality of the present.
  • 5. “Any narrative exists in time; a narrative is made of the past, the present, and the future.”
  • 6. Iwo Jima – 9/11
  • 7. Japan
  • 8. Japan as Victim
  • 9. Japan as Aggressor
  • 10. Modern Portrayal
  • 11. Against a Common Enemy
    “Often such divisiveness can be healed when the warring factions join in a common cause against an alien enemy.”
  • 12. Map post war
  • 13. Cold War
  • 14. First they Came by Martin Niemöller
    First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a communist;
    Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a trade unionist;
    Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew;
    Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak out for me.
  • 15. The Tea Party Version
    First they came for the rich, And I did not speak out because I was not rich.
    Then they came for the property owners, and I did not speak out because I did not own property.
    Then they came for the right to bear arms, and I did not speak out because I was not armed.
    Then they came for me and denied me my medical care, and there was no one left to speak for me
  • 16. Tea Party Pics
  • 17. Georgetown
  • 18. Student “Ghetto”
  • 19. Conclusion
    “None of us lives without a history; each of us is a narrative.”