"Those who ignore history...

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by xsedrinam, Jan 27, 2007.

  1. xsedrinam macrumors 601


    Oct 21, 2004
    ...are doomed to repeat it." So goes the much used and paraphrased saying coined by Spanish writer George Santayana from his Reason in Common Sense "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

    One of this morning's headlines features the organisational ingredients and components of an Iraq War Protest scheduled in Washinton DC, and ........here's Jane. What does on call déjà vu which actually does happen again? Will demonstators lobbying congress people on Monday, over 5 million hits on their website last month, war veterans speaking out against the war accomplish anything to move this administration off an irresponsibly devastating course?

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  2. Queso macrumors G4

    Mar 4, 2006
    Deja vu, as in "already seen" :)

    Sorry, I'm a pedantic twunt ;)

    It is rather reminiscent of the late 60s though, isn't it...
  3. xsedrinam thread starter macrumors 601


    Oct 21, 2004
    Thanks, corrected. "Already you" would fit, too though.
  4. skunk macrumors G4


    Jun 29, 2002
    Republic of Ukistan
    Hey, I'm the pedantic twunt around here: it's actually déjà vu. Get your diacriticals sorted.
  5. Queso macrumors G4

    Mar 4, 2006
    I knew that. Just being lazy with the keyboard :p

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