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John Smith

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Is history really necessary?

Can we really learn from mistakes made by others living centuries earlier than us? Is it possible to predict the future by studying the past? Is it really necessary to know history?

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  • Apr 11 2012: Hi John,

    To know history is to know ourselves. It is at it's root the study of human behaviour.

    Best wishes,
    Doug Bell
    • Apr 12 2012: What is human? A miserable pile of secrets that shows no shame or decency.

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