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The World’s Most Celebrated Libraries

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There are plenty of unique gifts that make humans stand out from other animals. We’re good at figuring things out, for instance, and have the dexterity to play around and create. But perhaps the best attribute we have is that we’re able to record knowledge and pass it onto future generations. If we didn’t have this skill, then every generation would have to start again — they’d have to go through the process of figuring out how to make, say, vaccines and so on. Instead, that knowledge is transmitted forward, which the next generation can build up. The idea is that the baseline of knowledge and understanding raises each generation, and things can progress. Continue reading “The World’s Most Celebrated Libraries”