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May 21, 2008 in Ideas | 7 comments
That’s a headline from a slide I just dropped from the talk I’m giving this morning. But I still like the line, so I’m sticking it here.
Russell Nelson on May 22, 2008 at 1:12 am
Only time will tell, unless we can torture the present and get it to rat on the future.
Crosbie Fitch on May 22, 2008 at 3:35 am
Our history tells us our future in every respect apart from the nature of the tools we’ll use.
We can’t get over our history.
We can’t get over the fact that it tells us our future.
In denial we convince ourselves that our future is a virgin and undiscovered land to which us few pilgrim cognoscenti may emigrate and colonise, avoiding the mistakes that history tells us we’ll repeat.
Mike Warot on May 22, 2008 at 11:53 am
History repeats itself,
if you do the same thing again,
and you expect something different,
If you don’t know history,
you don’t know you’re doing the same thing again
Chip on May 22, 2008 at 5:02 pm
Makes me think of SciFi
From HG Wells to AE VanVogt and maybe a bit of Philip K. Dick
Of course, for the Buddhist, it may be a moot point
or Gibran : http://www.katsandogz.com/onchildren.html
We are history
Nick on May 22, 2008 at 6:59 pm
Is this the same premise as Geoff Livingston and Brian Solis’s book?
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[…] Now is history, get over it! […]
Mary Anne Davis on May 23, 2008 at 10:42 am
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