George Santayana

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Name: George Santayana
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Point of View: History of radical Islam bodes ill for peace

Muslim radicals have established a caliphate in Iraq and Syria. The fundamentalist Islamic state that wants to spread its power throughout the world, including the West, asks all Muslims to rise up against the governments in the countries where they live ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Israel flexes its 'muscular' strategy

The ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict in Gaza has got plenty of Indians, who greatly admire such ‘muscular’ action by Israel, excited.So what if, at last count, less than 30 Israelis have died in the same time frame which includes over 500 Palestinian ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Creativity often means new twists on old ideas

You probably have heard the biblical phrase “There is nothing new under the sun.” It comes from the Book of Ecclesiastes written in 935 B.C.My thoughts about modern-day success are often rooted in history. I’m a history buff because I truly believe history ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Press: GOP forgets lesson of ‘94

President John F. Kennedy was fond of quoting the philosopher George Santayana: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Indeed, Santayana’s advice makes so much sense you’d think nobody could ever ignore it. Yet, that’s exactly ... [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russia's aggression a mirror of the past [Letter]

"Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it." This quote from philosopher George Santayana popped into my mind recently.I had finished reading the parts of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich," by William Shirer, that describe the ... [Published Community Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Local historical society offers looks at the past; new library moves forward; more: South Euclid Happenings

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- The famous quote from George Santayana is that "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."The South Euclid Lyndhurst Historical Society is in existence so that local folks can better remember the past, although ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Know the History & Culture: Your Keys to Getting It Right

For more than three centuries now, noted philosophers, historians and politicos-of-the-day from Edmund Burke to George Santayana to Jesse Ventura have all told us to know the history of a place or a people or "be doomed to repeat it". Seems like simple ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

MAY: The hidden truth

—I am a hider of things.When I was younger, I collected Topps baseball cards. Whenever I would save or borrow a quarter, I talked my parents into allowing me to go with them to the Hook’s Drug Store and I would purchase a pack of cards. The cards were ... [Published NewsandTribune.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Learning the lessons of history

JUL 16 -The setback suffered by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party in Sunday’s local election should be a warning to Japanese politicians trying to change the country’s pacifist Constitution and expand the military’s role. The ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Faith versus history

In The Life of Reason, the philosopher George Santayana wrote: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” And India is about to do just that by reviving the battle over its history books. The battle of the 1990s has resurfaced, with ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Fey: View from the right: Banks

Taxpayers have profited $30 billion from the Wall Street bailouts, former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner boasted while recently promoting his Washington memoir “Stress Test.” We can only hope he has higher standards for client investments at Warburg ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

It's important to remember

06:00 am“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George SantayanaThis past week marked one of the greatest tragedies in Canadian mining history. On June 19, 1914 a terrible explosion took place in the Hillcrest mine in the Crowsnest ... [Published St. Albert Gazette - Jun 25 2014]

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Philosopher George Santayana said more than a century ago that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." We should not forget that what happened to the Anasazi also could happen to us

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TODAY IN HISTORY: July 18 [Published WHDH-TV - 15 hours ago]
GOP ignores lessons of 1994 [Published Chicago Tribune - 15 hours ago]
Point of View: History of radical Islam bodes i... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 22 hours ago]
Israel flexes its 'muscular' strategy [Published Mid Day - Jul 23 2014]
Group of Manitoba teachers to visit Juno Beach ... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 22 2014]
Creativity often means new twists on old ideas [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Bill Press: GOP forgets lesson of ‘94 [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
The danger in historical revisionism [Published Manila Standard Today - Jul 21 2014]
Russia's aggression a mirror of the past [Letter] [Published Community Times - Jul 19 2014]
Local historical society offers looks at the pa... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 18 2014]
Today in History — July 18 [Published Middlesboro Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Know the History & Culture: Your Keys to Gettin... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 17 2014]
Know the History & Culture: Your Keys to Gettin... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
MAY: The hidden truth [Published NewsandTribune.com - Jul 17 2014]
As I See It column: RESCO’s ash: Can Saugus lea... [Published Wicked Local Saugus - Jul 17 2014]
Learning the lessons of history [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 17 2014]
Faith versus history [Published Livemint.com - Jul 16 2014]
Storms Get Headlines, but Drought Is a Sneaky, ... [Published National Geographic - Jul 15 2014]
OPINION: Why we must all learn lesson's from th... [Published Stv.tv - Jul 11 2014]
New era for Atlanta Public Schools [Published Examiner.com - Jul 09 2014]
Time To Review India’s One-China Policy? – Anal... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 07 2014]
Cashless Nigeria or Confused CBN? [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
Cashless Nigeria or Confused CBN? [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
Lackey Should Hope Red Sox Forget All 'About St... [Published boston.com - Jul 07 2014]
Trials and Errors [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Jul 06 2014]
Fey: View from the right: Banks [Published Colchester Bulletin - Jul 05 2014]
New shots heard 'round the world [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 04 2014]
An Exceptional American [Published Weekly Standard - Jul 04 2014]
PM addresses Gala Awards Dinner in London! [Published St Lucia Star - Jul 02 2014]
What should a Presbyterian do when his church a... [Published Washington Examiner - Jun 30 2014]
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No God, No Problem? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 22 2014]
Peter Watson rejects the view that “there is something missing in our lives” when we try to live without religion. He turns to his own recent book,  The Age of Atheists , for examples of those who didn’t get down about the death of God: I surveyed ...
It Is Only History. [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jun 11 2014]
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Volume 1, 1905 — Many years ago we did our duty, came home, and watched as Saigon fell. Some were still there. History seems to be repeating itself yet ...
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
On the sunny Thursday of June 18, 1914, Harvard opened its gates (though not then to women) for a Commencement celebration that would launch an unusually large undergraduate class of 537 into the world. Among those receiving diplomas that morning ...
Memorial Day: Why We Must Study War [Published Breitbart Feed - May 25 2014]
As citizens of a free country it is necessary that we acknowledge the sacrifices of the men and women in uniform that died to defend it. Civil society only survives in a world of violence and tyranny if there are rough men ready to do violence on our ...
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 ...
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