George Santayana

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Name: George Santayana
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Some hits and misses in my history lesson »

Why go to school when you can insert a memory chip in the brain?I recently was given the privilege and honor of speaking to a bunch of middle school students at one of our local facilities. The topic was “Real Men Read,” a new experiment in motivating ... [Published Miami's Community Newspapers - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Measles is dangerous, preventable

_ An essayist, George Santayana, once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Nothing evinces the truth of this statement more than the outbreaks of measles occurring throughout the United States.In present-day pediatrics, ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Measles, Vaccine, Infectious
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Let's Buy It: 'World's Most Haunted Island' Is Up For Sale

This is Poveglia Island, a 17-acre island "between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy." It was originally used as a dumping ground for dying plague victims. Then in 1922 a mad doctor opened a mental hospital there where he performed ... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: A significant day in American history

Over 200 years ago, before the United States were the United States, when the colonies were ruled by England, General Thomas Gage, military governor of Massachusetts, sent 800 troops to Lexington, to arrest Samuel Adams and John Hancock. The troops were ... [Published The Daily News Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

ACC's new history library open for business

Lt. Col. Matthew Urbanic, chief, Talent Management Division, Army Contracting Command Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Capital, G-1, and Mikhael Weitzel, ACC command historian, discuss books available in the newly opened ACC History Library.REDSTONE ARSENAL, ... [Published United States Army - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

The higher they rise the harder they fall just as it was in the dotcom boom

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" was the oft-repeated maxim of philosopher George Santayana. And investors may now be finding out that they ignored the story ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 13 2014]
Entities: George Santayana
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Living in the present, reflecting on the past

Sometimes in our fast-paced world, it seems we seldom have the time to reflect. It’s always go, go, go. What’s the newest, latest thing? What new technology is here to make our lives better? But there’s value in looking back. It helps to put things in ... [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Washington, Madison have short memories

_ Sometimes, I think we’ve lost our memories. I don’t know where we’ve put them, but I think they might be MIA. A couple of cases in point:As soon as Russian President Vladimir Putin seized control of Crimea from Ukraine, there was a great hue and cry ... [Published Post Crescent - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Trudy Rubin | A framework for a response to Putin

George Santayana famously said, “Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.” But when it comes to Russia and Ukraine, Western leaders can’t seem to decide which century’s…Click to Continue » ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

In dealing with Russia, remember the past so we don’t repeat it

Regarding the March 27 front-page article “”: In his speech in Brussels on Wednesday, President Obama stated that Russia is only a “regional power” — and thus, by implication, not a world power. The same could have been said about Germany and Japan in ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Changing seasons

If a householder moulds himself according to the circumstances — just like nature moulds itself according to seasons — and performs his karma, then only shall he acquire happiness. One who does this successfully gains in all walks of life.Rig Veda***Do ... [Published Times of India - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

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By Trudy Rubin, Inquirer ColumnistGeorge Santayana famously said, "Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it." But when it comes to Russia and Ukraine, Western... ... [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - Mar 23 2014]

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...I'm kidding, history is important. As philosopher George Santayana once said, "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Haha -- I just sounded smart, didn't I?! That felt weird, I'm not sure I liked it

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Some hits and misses in my history lesson » [Published Miami's Community Newspapers - 2 hours ago]
Measles is dangerous, preventable [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 6 hours ago]
Binge Worthy Verse: A Review of Paul Lake’s Th... [Published Stanford Review - Apr 20 2014]
From the Floor - Failing to learn from mistakes [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 19 2014]
Let's Buy It: 'World's Most Haunted Island' Is ... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Apr 18 2014]
Letter: A significant day in American history [Published The Daily News Online - Apr 18 2014]
Auschwitz Feature: Time for the final solution [Published Halifax Evening Courier - Apr 18 2014]
ACC's new history library open for business [Published United States Army - Apr 16 2014]
US land claim in Bundy case based on lie-starte... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
The higher they rise the harder they fall just ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 13 2014]
The higher they rise, the harder they fall: jus... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
The higher they rise, the harder they fall: jus... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
Streaming sweet by any name [Published Times of Malta - Apr 09 2014]
Guest Post: Welcome To The Casino [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
Guest Post: Welcome To The Casino [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
Crony capitalism or plain corruption? [Published The Hindu - Apr 08 2014]
Living in the present, reflecting on the past [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Apr 06 2014]
Washington, Madison have short memories [Published Post Crescent - Apr 06 2014]
The Pros and Cons of AUM or Flat Fee Compensati... [Published AdvisorOne - Apr 02 2014]
Left-Right White Solidarity? [Published Common Dreams - Apr 02 2014]
Trudy Rubin: Send strong message to Russia [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Apr 01 2014]
Dr M’s unbearably convenient memory [Published Suara Sarawak - Apr 01 2014]
Trudy Rubin | A framework for a response to Putin [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Mar 29 2014]
New generation bring Anzac to life [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 29 2014]
In dealing with Russia, remember the past so we... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
Beyond Reason or Religion, Our Quest for Meanin... [Published Pop Matters - Mar 28 2014]
4-6 INF vet shares bit of history on Berlin Bde [Published Fort Bliss Bugle - Mar 27 2014]
Challenge bully nations with wisdom, not butt-k... [Published Canton Repository - Mar 26 2014]
2014 Worldwide Wave of Action: MLK's spirit ris... [Published Sott.net - Mar 26 2014]
Trudy Rubin: A framework for a response to Putin [Published TH Online - Mar 26 2014]
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Let's Buy It: 'World's Most Haunted Island' Is ... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Apr 18 2014]
This is Poveglia Island, a 17-acre island "between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy." It was originally used as a dumping ground for dying plague victims. Then in 1922 a mad doctor opened a mental hospital there where he performed ...
Guest Post: Welcome To The Casino [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
Submitted by Shane Obata via Triggers , Fundamentals are always important over the long term. That said, it has become quite clear that company financials are not what’s moving this market. As you’ll see in the following chart, QE has been boosting ...
The Crow Raitt [Published Financial Post | Opinion » FP Comment - Mar 25 2014]
It took 85 years to get rid of the Crow Rate. Now comes Ottawa with a new version Grain transportation is a classic example of the peak load problem. A peak load occurs when a surge in demand reaches or exceeds average capacity. Surges can be either ...
12 Quotes Commonly Misattributed To Shakespeare [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 22 2014]
Alas poor Yorick, you could have googled. "When I saw you I fell in love and you smiled because you knew." Where it's actually from: An 1893 Italian opera, Falstaff , with a libretto by Arrigo Boito. The opera itself is based on The Merry Wives ...
Memories, & mechanisms [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Mar 17 2014]
In the LRB, James Meek suggests that support for pan-Russianism is helped by generational change:Many of the most articulate and thoughtful Russians and Ukrainians, those of middle age who knew the realities of Soviet life and later prospered in the post-Soviet ...
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