Highly recommended reading! Here’s an excerpt:

“Terrorism didn’t invent itself out of thin air. The election of Donald Trump wasn’t surprising in the context of history – lots of American voters felt disenfranchised and angry – similar to the situation in Germany when Hitler was elected on the promise to establish the Third Reich (Make America Great Again). Feed that anger with demagoguery and you have the unthinkable occur. The human adventures of the past created our circumstances today.”

Words To Captivate ~ by John Fioravanti

In the previous post in this series Let’s Talk‘Why Do We Still Have Gender Issues?’ I asked why, in the year 2017, do we still have unresolved gender issues. Why do women feel the need to band together to acquire that which is their due? Today, thanks to a post by JoAnn Chateau entitled ‘Ancient Greeks: Pythagoras on Repeating Patterns’, I am inspired to ponder the question of whether or not we learn from history.

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9 thoughts on “Does History Repeat Itself?

  1. I agree – there doesn’t seem to be a lot of critical thinking happening with regard to the onslaught of ‘spin’, propaganda, and outright lies perpetrated by mainline media and social media. I’m finding JoAnn Chateau’s post today about St. John’s College to be a real eye-opener.

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