George Santayana

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Name: George Santayana
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it

“ .”This famous line by 19th and early 20th century philosopher, George Santayana known by all Holocaust students rings throughout the Jewish world echoing for us never to forget what happened during the Nazi nightmare years.But, with Israel defending ... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Steve Daines: He’s the 1 percent’s man

Two recent opinions urged support of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., based on the belief that his election would help with the student loan crises, a concern for all of us.Daines’ voting record and position on economic issues show him to be a proponent ... [Published Missoulian - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Appeasement Again

With a move towards enhanced sanctions against Russia, major European states believe they have taken a step to punish the Russians for their actions in Ukraine. But they have still not made the tough moves that would truly penalize the Russians. What ... [Published The Moderate Voice - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

US President Barack Obama sleepwalks into history

President Barack Obama has emotionally checked out of his job a couple of years early, it seems.Candidates for president who brazenly assume they are the inevitable victor are sometimes accused of "measuring the drapes" for the White House. Obama, conversely, ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Learning from the past

A Spanish philosopher, George Santayana, wrote, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." I had a remarkable opportunity to learn from the past this summer when I traveled to France as a member of the Gettysburg Area High School's ... [Published Gettysburg Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Barack Obama has already checked out of his job

The degree to which Barack Obama is now phoning it in – sleepwalking perfunctorily through his second term, amid golf rounds and dinner parties – is astonishing President Obama has emotionally checked out of his job a couple of years early, it seems. ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Frozen in memory

DHNS: The Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland is a reminder of what evil can perpetuate. Ranjita Biswas revisits one of the most painful & violent chapters in history.Auschwitz, the name has been emblazoned in shame and outrage since the end of the ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Jul 24 2014]
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

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 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]

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Those who forget the past are condemned to repe... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
Steve Daines: He’s the 1 percent’s man [Published Missoulian - 16 hours ago]
Appeasement Again [Published The Moderate Voice - 22 hours ago]
Who Is the "Imperialist Tool" in the Middle East? [Published YID With LID - Jul 29 2014]
Obama: an educated, cowardly idiot [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
Freaky Friday syndrome [Published TravelWeekly.com - Jul 28 2014]
Learning from the past [Published Gettysburg Times - Jul 28 2014]
US President Barack Obama sleepwalks into history [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
What Went Wrong with the American Experiment? [Published History News Network - Jul 27 2014]
Religion is a Human Construct! [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jul 27 2014]
Frozen in memory [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Barack Obama has already checked out of his job [Published Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
Dallen: Argentina's First Default [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
TODAY IN HISTORY: July 18 [Published WHDH-TV - Jul 25 2014]
GOP ignores lessons of 1994 [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Point of View: History of radical Islam bodes i... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Jul 24 2014]
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]
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Appeasement Again [Published The Moderate Voice - 22 hours ago]
With a move towards enhanced sanctions against Russia, major European states believe they have taken a step to punish the Russians for their actions in Ukraine. But they have still not made the tough moves that would truly penalize the Russians. What ...
Who Is the "Imperialist Tool" in the Middle East? [Published YID With LID - Jul 29 2014]
It is times like this I miss my friend Barry Rubin even more than usual. I could really use his guidance in covering this conflict. In a way he did leave me some guidance. Like the post below which originally ran in March 2013. But it is relevant ...
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 ...
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