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10 June 2011

Posted by endorphinjunkie z7bAlabama (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 10, 11 at 5:18

'Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.'

Douglas Adams


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RE: 10 June 2011

  • Posted by lilod NoCal/8 (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 10, 11 at 9:31

I got to think about that, not so sure this is always so


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RE: 10 June 2011

This is a good quote but it would have better if the word Some..had been added at the beginning.History is full of people who have learned from others,not to mention those we've known in our own lives.


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RE: 10 June 2011

Seen from a "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"(Douglas Adams) it does seem so, otherwise why would humans have wars the heavens knows since when?


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RE: 10 June 2011

If he's talking about teenagers, he may have a point. If he is talking about West Point, where war games are practiced using past war experiences, I don't agree with his point.
Perhaps he's talking about some other Galaxy?


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RE: 10 June 2011

Thanks, Michael
---I'll think about this one some more.
You've come up with some good ones this week.


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RE: 10 June 2011

  • Posted by lilod NoCal/8 (My Page) on
    Sat, Jun 11, 11 at 0:41

I just read something on another site: Some learn from the mistakes of others, the rest of us just have to be the others...


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