by William H. Wisner
Christian Science Monitor  – 17 July 2009

Focusing so much on their technology actually dumbs them down.

Libraries were once a sacred secular space of silence and reverence – a place where one automatically lowered one’s voice. As a direct heir to the Enlightenment, the establishment of libraries was a testament to the self-evident integrity of mankind, the belief that we all desire to find the truth through knowledge.

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