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TWE does personal knowledge influences historical conclusion?
How does bias affects one's perspective towards a historical conclusion?
knowledge production tend to be one-sided and revolves around personal interest which may lead to alteration
Bias provides room for further knowledge development
Significant achievements done by a figure may lead to bias in our personal knowledge as we tend to focus on the great things that has been done without considering it's negative effects towards other party
Types of bias
How does memory affects one's perspective towards a historical conclusion?
memories can verify an occurrence
Reliability of personal memory is arguable (as only sensory experience is considered but not the rest of the unexperienced event)
Human Science (Psychology)
A knower tend to have false memories which cause personal knowledge to unreliable in some situations
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Personal knowledge of a knower (the teenager) and also the indigenous people influences their belief towards historical conclusion
According to the history, upon Columbus' arrival to North America, he killed thousands of native american as he saw them as obstacles in conquering the land.
The society has come to realize that indigenous people were oppressed in order for Columbus to have his "discovery" and wants the mayor to remove the statue for good.
Columbus' statue was beheaded by a teenage girl named abigail adams as she said that "columbus was not a good person" based on her history lesson in school.
A Red-Indian woman said that keeping the statue portrays white supremacist in the North End Park, Boston thus it is only reasonable for the statue to be removed