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Repeating History

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A look into the nature of the past from Doghouse Diaries. If you're not familiar with George Santayana, you can find out more about him at Wikipedia, including more quotes. And no matter how you view history, it's still good advice to learn from your mistakes -or someone else's. Link -via Geeks Are Sexy


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My favorite definition of history is "the application of ideology to the past."

Ambrose Bierce's is also good: "An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools."
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