7 minutes | Mar 5th 2019

The Futility of Uninformed Predictions

We live in amazing times. We're so much more advanced than we were even a decade and a half ago. So why should we bother looking at anything that happened before? Predictions require data. And there are millions of volumes that have been written that contain data, stories, lessons, and cautionary tales. They're there, just waiting for us to consume and put them to use for our modern means. This week's show has a story about the failure to do just that.   “The old wheel turns, and the same spoke comes up. It’s all been done before, and will be again.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle   Would you consider leaving a rating or review for the show on Apple Podcasts? It helps other people find us.   Links: This episode: smonty.co/fullmonty67 Futility Other commentary and updates at ScottMonty.com Credits: Theme song: Afternoon by Maestross is on a royalty-free license from Jamendo.com. Image credit: Alexander Consulting the Oracle of Apollo by Louis Jean Francois Lagrenée, 1789 (Wikimedia Commons - public domain) Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, or Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Or try this: ask Alexa or Google Home to "play the latest episode of The Full Monty podcast."  If you find this program valuable, please consider supporting it on Patreon. It covers the cost of hosting, email, music and more.    
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