"Value for Life" and Nietzsche

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Given that history is a means by which we are "becoming", then it is understandably a powerful tool and Nietzsche recognised it, because as he saw it "[history] stands in the service of an unhistorical power." . But in his attempt to address and discuss what he believed to be the incorrect scientific study of history in favour of unhistorical living, he leaves the door open for all sorts of problems...
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But in his attempt to address and discuss what he believed to be the incorrect scientific study of history in favour of unhistorical living, he leaves the door open for all sorts of problems. For example, if the State were to decide what concepts and ideas from the past were useful, then one immediate thinks of the harrowing images of Nineteen Eighty-Four, where all facets of the past are manipulated and presented to the masses in a way that serves the needs of the powerful, a place where inconvenient truths are easily forgotten...
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