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Past Is Prologue

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I thought this article was thought-provoking and wanted to share. There's value in others' past experiences and your past experiences can help others. In fact, this forum is a great tool to record and learn from the past! :D 

 

"Ford might have avoided such tragedies, and the ruinous management of the plantation, if he had sought counsel from specialists in caring for rubber trees or scholars of the Amazon’s capacity to thwart grandiose ventures. But he seemed to abhor learning from the past. 'History is bunk,' Ford told The New York Times in 1921. 'What difference does it make how many times the ancient Greeks flew their kites?'”

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/20/world/americas/deep-in-brazils-amazon-exploring-the-ruins-of-fords-fantasyland.html?_r=0

 

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