Surprise: History is not Always Progressive.

This is so cool: it not only shows the power of historians, but it also demonstrates how history is not progressive–a paradigm that even professional historians have a hard time overcoming!! The reality is that most historical peoples and eras are not ‘archaic’ nor ‘backward’ compared to our generation, just different…and (*gasp*) may have been more advanced than us in certain areas, including (*another gasp*) science and technology!!!

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2015/march/ancientbiotics—a-medieval-remedy-for-modern-day-superbugs.aspx

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