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February 18th, 2013, 11:19
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
Very impressive, with lots of syllables, and yet completely ignores the point in favor of empty snark. I believe the point would best be summed up with that old saw- something about history and ignoring and repeating… I don't think it comes in Latin, but I bet it's in a textbook somewhere.
Can't say "do not ignore/repeat history" using a false symbol which in context becomes just absurd. And if we are to speak about history I would also mention that democratic systems from a revolution are extremely rare while totalitarian systems from a revolution are extremely common.

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