George Santayana

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Unpacking the “Gibraltar problem”

Amid this year’s commemorations of the centenary of the First World War, we have heard more than once the writer George Santayana’s aphorism: “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” Santayana was Spanish, and his warning might serve ... [Published New Statesman - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Andrew Klavan: Helping the Pro-Obama Media Learn From the Past

In this special episode, our sincere host helps befuddled pro-Obama journalists learn critical lessons from their butt-kissing past. See the video and transcript below.[embedded content]TRANSCRIPT:I’m Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth.The ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Gold Market Is Going Insane

By Avi Gilburt: Many quote the famous words of Winston Churchill "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it." However, if one delves further into where this astute phrase originated, you are led back to George Santayana (1863-1952), ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Let The 'Colorado Calamity' Invade Florida

DON'T LET THE 'COLORADO CALAMITY' INVADE FLORIDAGeorge Santayana once said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."The question for Florida voters is whether Floridians want to be condemned to the historic effects that legalized ... [Published Media Awareness Project - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

A mandate to govern

There’s little argument over the wisdom of Spanish philosopher George Santayana’s observation that “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  But the less articulated inverse of this is also true:  Those who remember the past are ... [Published The Hill - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

How Financial Planning Saves Clients (and Advisors) From Themselves

I read Bob Seawright’s Research/ThinkAdvisor.com story, “When History and Finance Go Wrong,” with great interest for two reasons.First, he leads off with a brief analysis of the start of the World War I which, to amateur historians like me, is one of ... [Published AdvisorOne - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Study on Universities Sheds Light on America's Decline

Oct. 15, 2014America’s decline is most evidently traced to our regressive education system. The concepts of Liberty and morals taught to the youths of generations past have been hijacked by those inclined to indoctrinate society’s most vulnerable. Case ... [Published The Patriot Post - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ignoring the past hurts students in the future 55 minutes ago

(Photo: Photo: CFF)"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" - George SantayanaThe school board in Jefferson County, a district in the suburbs of Denver, recently proposed a new history curriculum that would promote patriotism and ... [Published Central Florida Future - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

LEARNING FROM HISTORY

It is something of a cliche to quote George Santayana one more time, saying, "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." But for folks of my age, ignorant repetition has been a constant in our lives. And, of course, it is happening ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. repeats mistake of going into battle

Bill McClellan's column "When you don’t know what to do, why do it?" (Sept. 24) hit the nail on the proverbial head. As a Korean War combat veteran, I've "been there, done that," and it seems as though we are repeating the past, time and time again. George ... [Published STLtoday.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Word of the day for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2014

WORD OF THE DAYsupersede■ su·per·sede■ soo pər sēdDefinition: (v) to take the place of (someone or something that is old, no longer useful, etc.)Example: “Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.”— ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Sep 28 2014]
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First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

What's to Prevent a Repeat of 2005 Failures in South Florida's 2015 Construction Boom?

ORLANDO, Fla. , Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The immediate future looks bright for South Florida as it basks in a revival of new construction. But Florida -based Liberty Building Forensics Group® (Liberty) cautions designers, engineers, and contractors ... [Published WGNT - Sep 25 2014]

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George Santayana once said, "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
...Emotions run high and passions give sway. The great philosopher, George Santayana once said: "those that do not heed the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them."
It was George Santayana who said, "to be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring." I'll try to remember that, these next few chilly months. Fall and winter, after all, are not without their benefits, as few as they may be

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Unpacking the “Gibraltar problem” [Published New Statesman - 15 hours ago]
Andrew Klavan: Helping the Pro-Obama Media Lear... [Published Frontpagemag.com - 19 hours ago]
The Gold Market Is Going Insane [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 19 2014]
The Gold Market Is Going Insane [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 19 2014]
Don't Let The 'Colorado Calamity' Invade Florida [Published Media Awareness Project - Oct 17 2014]
A mandate to govern [Published The Hill - Oct 16 2014]
How Financial Planning Saves Clients (and Advis... [Published AdvisorOne - Oct 15 2014]
New Study on Universities Sheds Light on Americ... [Published The Patriot Post - Oct 15 2014]
Introducing the Shoulders of InfoSec Project [Published Infosec Island - Oct 15 2014]
CARICOM’s attitude to Guyana’s potential for a ... [Published Kaieteur News - Oct 15 2014]
Introducing the Shoulders of InfoSec Project [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 13 2014]
Eusi Kwayana should repudiate his past for reco... [Published Kaieteur News - Oct 13 2014]
Lee Maltenfort: You can't take history out of h... [Published Savannah Morning News - Oct 12 2014]
Char Darwaza: In shambles after standing tall f... [Published Times of India - Oct 11 2014]
Will they ever learn? [Published Antigua Observer - Oct 10 2014]
Oyo PDP gladiators must compromise [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 10 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: All of our ancestors are from... [Published NWI Times - Oct 09 2014]
No more denying seasonal reality [Published Blytheville Courier News - Oct 09 2014]
Ignoring the past hurts students in the future ... [Published Central Florida Future - Oct 08 2014]
KOLOT – My First Swastika [Published Jewish Ledger - Oct 08 2014]
Big picture [Published Asian Journal - Oct 08 2014]
Baker Institute hosts panel discussing lessons ... [Published Rice Thresher - Oct 08 2014]
Citizens United and the Black Death [Published Huffington Post - Oct 07 2014]
APOV: Why we must remember [Published The Daily News Online - Oct 07 2014]
The lessons of history [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Oct 07 2014]
Chiz’s skewed sense of history [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 06 2014]
World Affairs Council hosts fun, informative Gl... [Published Ravalli Republic - Oct 06 2014]
Remembering our history [Published The Sun Daily - Oct 05 2014]
The US learned the wrong lessons from WWI [Published VOX - Oct 04 2014]
What's to Prevent a Repeat of 2005 Failures in ... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Oct 03 2014]
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Introducing the Shoulders of InfoSec Project [Published Security Bloggers Network - Oct 13 2014]
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants" Most famously attributed to Sir Isaac Newton, this quote reflects the sentiment of a new project.  In InfoSec we all stand on the shoulders of giants. It was just supposed ...
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Inflation Hawks Unrepentant and Zombified Watch... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 02 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth:My bet with Noah Smith:"IF at any time between 7/28/2012 and 7/28/2015 core consumer prices......as recorded in the FRED database series CPILFESL, are up more than 5% in the preceding 12 months, and if over the same 1-year period ...
10 Important Historical Moments Told Through Te... [Published Mashable! - Sep 21 2014]
As philosopher George Santayana once famously said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Luckily, we have text message conversations to help us remember See also: The 10 Different Types of Texters If you're ...
Internet Outrage Is Urban Outfitters' De Facto ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 15 2014]
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," goes the oft-quoted aphorism from 19th century philosopher George Santayana 's "The Life of Reason." So it was on Monday morning, when Urban Outfitter's latest piece of offensive apparel, ...
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