Self-deception, historic recurrence, and the wisdom of Rudyard Kipling

“As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man.”

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“Historical phenomena pass through a fixed sequence…returning to what is understood to be an original point of departure, and beginning the cycle again.” -G. W. Trompf

Understanding “The Gods of the Copybook Headings”

“Men’s deeds conform to regularities and there remains necessity, or decision-involving situations, which induce typical responses.” -Machiavelli

Self-deception and historic recurrence

“Our desire to defy nature, conquer natural law and evolve toward a state greater than our flawed humanity brings advancement, but leaves us susceptible for manipulation by the Gods of the Marketplace.” -Tiffany Madison

Back to the idea of social progress…

Luckily, it’s not over yet

“From cycle to cycle, however, there could be a progressive accumulation of technique and wisdom.” -G. W. Trompf

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