Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Tautological Aphorism IV

The people prefer to hope for a better future, provided they don't have to think about the past. Dealing with the past is for historians.

2 comments:

paul said...

But their hope is that the future will match their dreams of an idealized past.

Andrew W. said...

You're right, and I should have added "bad" before past. I'm thinking specifically about pasts people don't want to think about...