. . we can't trust that [Bankers] have learned their lesson.Of course not. But then neither have WE . . !
The lesson we have yet to learn is simply that man is far less a rational animal than a Darwinian animal.
Unfortunately, it seems that those on the "progressive" liberal-left are as reluctant to learn this lesson as those on the religious right. But until they, and others, do, we will remain stuck in a rut, unable to deal - because unrecognised - with the root cause of our problems.