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The Colliers wrote:.
> The Zulus have a problem when they travel in the African bush. When they
> go to sleep at night, they are never sure which direction to travel in
> when they get up in the morning. So they put down a stick, a little way
> from where they are sleeping, pointing in the direction of where they
> came from, and another pointing where they need to go.
> Years ago, when out hunting with a Zulu guide, my father questioned this
> behaviour. The answer was plain and simple, and applies to the question
> about art history too
> "You cannot know which direction to go in if you don't know where you
> come from."