Pattern recognition

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As the saying goes, “those who don’t know history tend to repeat it”.

I should have titled this blog, “the art of reinventing the wheel” as I saw familiar patterns reemerge everyday.

Avatar for instance. For a moment there, I thought I was watching Jurassic Park and Never-Ending Story put together.

Lady Gaga takes Madonna’s slot, Raquel WelchSophia Loren‘s.

And BP in the Gulf now the new bad guy after the Alaskan Exxon accident.

Matterhorn just painted a more vivid portrait than hasty Apocalypse Now (which in itself was Joseph Conrad‘s fixer-upper).

And Madoff was just reinventing Ponzi and recent ball field crashers just reinvent the 60’s running strippers (except for the being Tasered part).

I must admit, when the Oscar for Best Director went to the first woman ever (Hurt Locker),

all bets were off (in itself, it could be seen as a repeat of

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