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One way to make things that will be interesting in the future is to make things that are interesting now and would have been interesting in the past. If you can span a few thousand years back in time, there's a good chance you have something fairly universal.

This is another reason to study history: so you can imagine what people a thousand years ago would have liked.

Along those lines, looking back at the Greeks -- many of the same subjects we talk about today they discussed 2,000 years ago.

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