If the status and usefulness of historical knowledge is high, why is there so little of it in central and local government ?
Since the machinery of government is reorganised so often and ministers, civil servants and policies are so ephemeral, surely a collective memory is required?
Surely governments need to understand the complex roots of policies and problems?
Surely analysis of past human experience should be fed back into the system? … [Read more…] about The origins of Money and the Monetary Systems of Today.