Does History Repeat?

Seriously…While it is often remarked that "history repeats itself", in cycles of less than cosmological duration can this be strictly true?

Historic recurrences of the "striking-similarity" type can sometimes induce a sense of "convergence", "resonance" or déjà vu.

Attacks on houses of worship https://apnews.com/article/religion-texas-fort-worth-70bf98670cb880156c…

These are other examples of history repeating itself. Napoleon and Hitler invading Russia, The Great Recession and The Great Depression, extinction events and the sinking of great ships like the Tek Sing, the Vasa and the Titanic. The Pandemic.

After an attack like Jan. 6, America's founders rallied to save their democracy

America's founders dealt with "mobbish insurgents" by strengthening the democracy. https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/after-attack-jan-6-america-s-founders-ral…

I think the tragedy is that we have a Congress with a Senate that has a minority of misguided senators who will use the filibuster to keep the majority of people from even voting.“ - #MLK

Six decades later, @USAGov is facing the same tragedy. pic.twitter.com/xEgLTTgVTC

Terrorism in1954 FALN on The House Floor https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=koyHixSoJsI

Mark Twain https://www.owu.edu/alumni-and-friends/owu-magazine/fall-2018/history-d…

10 Worst Ways History Has Repeated Itself https://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/10-worst-ways-histo…