The Onion has just published a basic explanation of why we need to learn about history headlined Historians Politely Remind Nation To Check What’s Happened In Past Before Making Any Big Decisions.

It’s funny, yet also provides a very clear explanation for why we need to study history.

I’m thinking of having my International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge students read it and explain why they think it appeared in The Onion.

Here’s an excerpt:


I’m adding it to The Best Education Articles From “The Onion.”