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Re: Future communication, was "Digital Dark Age"
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- Subject: Re: Future communication, was "Digital Dark Age"
- From: Paul Baechler <pbaechle@BELLSOUTH.NET>
- Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 22:13:30 -0600
- Message-Id: <199902170411.UAA22268@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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On 2/16/99 18:55 DT Fletcher said:
>When civilizations collapse one of the first things the barbarians do is burn
>the libraries. Note well - Alexandria library 84 B.C., Berlin 1934.
The library of Alexandria was destroyed in A.D. 640. It was destroyed by
the Moslem forces that invaded and conquered the area, not because they
were barbarians but because it was a barbarian, ungodly, pagan