I heard this term a few weeks ago, and was fascinated by the concept. Chrono-bigotry/centricism apparently means that thinking our time and era is somehow more special that other times and eras.
Many of us do tend to look at prior times in history with some contempt, disdain, or a patronizing attitude. They were barbarians, or backward, or just not as scientifically advanced as we are. We are more special, more knowledgeable, more reasonable, more enlightened, etc...
Many, of course, do the reverse- look on our time with contempt, and like to glorify other periods of history- like the time of the founding fathers of the US, or Biblical times, the European enlightenment, WWII, etc...
So where do you stand on the issue? Are we somehow more special or "advanced" than other periods of history? Has there been any progress through human history? Or is human history, as Henry Ford put it, "just one dang thing after another?"
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