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Re: Time machines



Was: The Philosophy of Bookbinding.

The Chinese, many years ago, thought that reliable inter-generational
communication was best left to marks made on stone, bone, or pottery
shards; paper was only suitable for intra-generational communication.

Books, unless they are designed to self-destruct in a short time, are our
message to the future.

Jack


Jack C. Thompson
Thompson Conservation Lab.
7549 N. Fenwick
Portland, OR  97217

503/735-3942  (voice/fax)

http://www.teleport.com/~tcl


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