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Two Kinds of Shouts

I said it just a few weeks ago, but I’ll say it again: history repeats itself. Human civilization, across cultures and times, runs in cycles of war, migration, evolving technology, and social conflict.

The Temptations (the musical group) were right. You know the song, “Ball of Confusion”? And the lyrics, “That’s what the world is today… Run, run, run but you sure can’t hide.” Things are always in a state of flux. I think it was an ancient Greek philosopher who said, “Change is the only constant.” But the fact is that some people cope well with change and others do not.