BY: Peter Pagliocchini
My undergraduate degree was in History with a minor in Political Science. Through the study of these two disciplines I never ceased to marvel at the repetitious nature of human society in making the same mistakes and miscues over and over again.
As George Santayana, author in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century,
wrote in his book the Life of Reason, Reason in Common Sense, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
Case in point, the underlying ethos of all corporate entities and industrial cartels throughout the ages is the pursuit and maximization of profits at any and all costs. This philosophy was just as prevalent and pervasive in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries during the “Industrial Revolution.”
One does not have to be an astute scholar of history to know the conditions that were inflicted upon the masses…
View original post 1,260 more words