If one lives long enough or reads real history, not that created for general consumption, the fact that people have been repeating the same failed strategies explodes.
Why do the same ideas repeat? Why the same mistakes? Why is progress always thwarted?
Despite the fashions and ‘rules’ little has changed.
Looking at how those of 1920 treated the Spanish Flu to 2020 as how Covid – 19 is responded to, the reality is that we learn nothing from history.