OCCURANCE, HISTORY AND NATIONAL SELF-CONSCIENCE – 2011-2

Summary

Sergey A. Aghajanyan

In the article the author discusses the relation between event, speech, history. History is presented as an expression of a history of human interpretation that can be completely different from objective reality. The interrelation between times is very important in history (time of the event and time of the teller). Not only is the past is interpreted in the small period of the present (history is born), but the future is also planned. With the past told and retold, a national system of values and archetypes are formed. Based upon this, the nation forms its future. In the end, examples on value expressions of thinking and behaviour are brought forth, which now are alienated among the Armenians

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