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Murphy Rules, Ok! …

by Tom O'Connor on June 4th, 2013

George’s Santayana’s oft-quoted words seem to haunt the world of decision-making:
“those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
President Kennedy certainly understood.
Hence, during the Cuban Missile crisis, he gave each member of his cabinet a copy of The Guns of August,  Barbara Tuchman’s historical account of World War 1– to ensure they wouldn’t [...]