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    Faito, MBNYC
    For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
    On the flip side of the same coin, "Ignorance is bliss."

    Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

    by Gentle Giant on Wed May 22, 2013 at 01:38:47 PM PDT

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    •  A Distant Mirror by B Tuchman (0+ / 0-)

      The description of the plagues, there were 4 go a rounds. No one went beyond praying, it did not occur to anyone to do some thinking.

      Sort of like the, particularly, Royal Navy and scurvy. Even with evidence they did not adopt a cure or preventative treatment.

      Ben Franklin's lightning rod only became widely adopted when the monarchs realized it would protect their precious  gunpowder.

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