I Wonder If History Must Repeat Itself

About the inevitability or otherwise of History Repeating... 37 People

    Contemplating Some Ancient History...

    In the last couple of weeks I have been reading on the Internet, the ancient history stories about those men of ancient times who set up the Sumerian Civilisation, and dictated the records of that onto baked clay tablets. These tablets are in cuneform writing and have been...
    Waiwera Waiwera
    70+, M
    6 Responses Jan 9, 2009

    Well. Sadly. Human beings rarely learn from the

    errors they make. A man who refuses to learn from his mistakes is almost certain to repeat them!!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Aug 26, 2014

    Somewhere I read that history doesn't repeat

    but rhyme. I think that puts it in a nutshell. Not the exact same things happen in the exact same order but there are many analogies. For example the rise and fall of empires or the propaganda thats needed to convince people to got to war. Whenever I see (especially western...
    European2014 European2014
    26-30, M
    Aug 26, 2014
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    Aug 26, 2014
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