Night at the Museum

One age’s veni, vidi, vici is another’s Manifest Destiny. History is a sequence of stories about one person taking what he wants from another just because he can. It’s about the effects of unbridled power. The lesson we all know but never quite process is that we’re doomed to repeat the history we don’t learn from. We’re doomed because the unlearned lessons are about the pain and misery that result from behavior born of limited knowledge and understanding. These are the limits that kill off the part of us that can empathize with others. (More)

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