Is there anything new under the sun? (I’m thinking of the New Year and all that.) Not according to the author of Ecclesiastes.
What has been, that will be; what has been done, that will be done. Nothing is new under the sun. Even the thing of which we say, “See, this is new!” has already existed in the ages that preceded us (1:9-10).
I wonder what this author would say about all the inventions of the last 200 years and about the Internet, that did not exist before the 1990’s. Would he say that, at last, something truly new is happening

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