Only future historians will be able to say whether this is such a moment.
Future historians will view it as a case study of how not to run a country.
Save them to be used by some future historian of the island?
The question for future historians is: How well did the chief executive act, given the information available to him at the time?
Perhaps future social historians will hold them up as human exhibits of the information age.
He does provide information and insights that may be of use to future historians.
As such, they will be invaluable to future social historians.
There is no doubt that future historians will look to a more complex structure of data.
I prodded them to think about music as a future historian might.
But even if they don't, some future historian might take the trouble to simulate them.