Meta-History and “Culture War” language games
History will be written by the victors no longer. History will in fact not be written — it will be compiled, automatically. We are now firmly within meta-history. What does this mean?
It means that when you are having an internet fight over politics — questions of value and morality, or even of economics, whenever you are saying anything at all — “history” is not “written” by “whoever won the argument”. “History”, from now on, is which words you will write into a search engine to find the story…