Why do social patterns perdure?

“Perhaps there is a sort of cycle in all things, with changes of morality coming around again like seasonal changes.”

Tacitus. The Annals: The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero. Oxford World’s Classics. Translated by J.C. Yardley. Introduction and notes by Anthony A. Barrett. Oxford University Press Inc.: New York. 2008. (Book 3, chapter 55, p. 124)

…with changes of MORALITY coming around again … Tacitus

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  1. The old and the new are not opposed: Heraclitus (everything is in motion) and Parmenides (nothing is in motion) in tension. A montage. – pam-mentations.com

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