Someone just pointed out to me how Anne Frank and Martin Luther King JR. were both born,in the same year, but most people associate them as being in complete different points in history.
The way we perceive time and history is so weirdI get so tripped out when I think about how Cleopatra lived closer tot he iPhone being invented than she did to the Great Pyramids being built. Or how Stonehenge would have already been ruins when Jesus walked the earth or how Oxford University is olde...
When trains were introduced in the U.S, many people believed “women’s bodies were not designed to go at 50 miles an hour,” and that their “uteruses would fly out of [their] bodies if they were accelerated to that speed.”
my history professor told me today that he “likes the way I look vaguely pissed off” during class