Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

The Achievements of The Past

There is a tendency in the Western World to belittle and underestimate the achievements so the past.

This is a foolish, arrogant and dangerous notion; as it ignores the knowledge that our ancestors took generations to accumulate, and means that we do not learn from past mistakes.

Arrogance comes before a fall.

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