"Every generation laughs at the old fashions,
but follows religiously the new."
by:
Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862) American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and transcendentalist
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That's funny.
 -- Tammy, Miami     
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    Not quite sure how to rate this aphorism. Its accurate on so many levels of so many topics - clothing, academia, economics, politics, religion, etc. This seems to be the rule rather than the always proverbial exception. A thumbs down for the observed rejection of law or, 5 stars for the accurate observation of migrating mores.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Well said Mike!
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    And quite often the 'new' fashions are but the 'old' fashions dressed up differently. Mankind still falls for the same traps as he did a thousand years ago. Same as it ever was...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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