Why don't we learn from history?

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Why don't we learn from history?

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Why don't we learn from history?  
B. H. Liddell Hart (1895-1970)  

http://pkpolitics.com/files/2008/05/liddell-hart-why-dont-we-learn-from-history.PDF

"Pattern of dictatorship  
We learn from history that self-made despotic rulers follow a standard
pattern.  
In gaining power:  
• They exploit, consciously or unconsciously, a state of popular
dissatisfaction with the existing regime or of hostility between
different sections of the people.  
• They attack the existing regime violently and combine their appeal to
discontent with unlimited promises (which, if successful, they fulfill
only to a limited extent).  
• They claim that they want absolute power for only a short time (but
“find” subsequently that the time to relinquish it never comes).  
• They excite popular sympathy by presenting the picture of a
conspiracy against them and use this as a lever to gain a firmer hold at
some crucial stage. "...
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history is repeating its self  second revolution is going on instead of guns and cannons they are using culture and language as the new weapons