Friday, December 23, 2011


History is the most dangerous product ever concocted by the chemistry of the intellect. It causes dream, inbriates nations, saddles them with false memories...keeps their old sores running, torments them when they are not at rest, and induces in them megalomania and the mania of persecution. Paul Valery Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it", and "[O]nly the dead have seen the end of war." George Santayana