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  •  Yes, what will people like us do, 100 years (4+ / 0-)
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    gizmo59, Gooserock, bronte17, Dragon5616

    from now?

    To preserve ancient knowledge?

    Can you imagine having one of the first editions of the Gutenberg Bible.  

    And, a scholar from, the future opens it the Xth number of times and it dissappears?

    That's what going to happen 500 years from now.

    Who knows how much of today's knowlege might be purged or changed by governments in the future.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Wed May 04, 2011 at 08:35:32 PM PDT

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    •  With Genetic Engineering Certain to Happen Soonish (3+ / 0-)
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      and the best of it available only on a need-to-deserve basis, --people "like us" and possibly ancient knowledge will not be a factor in the world 100 years from now.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Wed May 04, 2011 at 08:56:51 PM PDT

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