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This doesnt' answer your question, but...

Posted by Kate on April 27, 2001

In Reply to: This doesnt' answer your question, but... posted by Massimo Mazzucco on April 22, 2001

: ... it adds information, if you care about it.
: The concept is a pivotal one Visconti used in "Il Gattopardo" (w/Burt Lancaster, don't remember English title), by having a politician say something along these lines:
: "We must bring change, so that nothing will in fact change."

I am not sure where this particular phrase came from, but the concept is much the same as "nothing is new under the sun" which I believe originated from the Bible.