Reason in Common Sense  

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"Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."--Reason in Common Sense (1905) by George Santayana

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Reason in Common Sense (1905) is a book by George Santayana, the first volume of his The Life of Reason.

It features the aphorism "those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.

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