Monday, December 14, 2009

Bon mot for the week

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."

Douglas Adams (1952-2001)


stuart said...


I'm reminded of that when I see all the kowtowing to, and appeasing of, Beijing's many tantrums.

Doesn't anyone remember Chamberlain's pathetic Munich episode?

I can't make my mind up whether Taiwan is China's Austria or Sudetenland.

moonrat said...