Those who do not learn from history represent 100% of the human population.
We have plenty of examples where ignoring history has preceded disaster, and in some cases, preceded a very similar event or process. But correlation does not indicate causation. For one thing, I cannot think of a single example where someone stood up and cited something from history, thereby averting a disaster.
That said, I adore the study of history and so playfully offer the following commentaries on recent efforts to “make Britain great again.”