History always repeats itself

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When you look at History you might just think that history does repeat itself, probably thinking of the First World War and Second World War, because that is what I thought at first, but then I looked deeper and realized that I was completely wrong, history does not repeat itself. The truth is things, which have happened in history, are never the same as the things, which are happening in the present. Events might occur that are similar, but they are never exactly the same.

To analyze this statement we have to know exactly what is meant by the phrase ╦ťHistory always repeats itself'. History is the written records of the past, but there can be more than one version of the event. Always means at all times, all the time, constantly and continuously. And repeat means something that happens again and again without exceptions. So therefore the statement means an event has to occur regularly in the same situation over and over in time, with the same factors influencing it.

It is impossible for something to happen again and again without exception and it being exactly the same as the time before, because things are constantly changing, and it can never be exactly like the previous time. The date, the time and the things involved

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