…in the of ideas–one war I’ll gladly get behind. If you want to see the original poster and you’re in the Boston area, you can at the Boston Public Library at Copley Square:
“People die but books never die”
Tell that to Marcion of Sinope, founder of a second-century variant of Christianity. If you haven’t heard of him then that’s probably because no copies of his books survived. Most of our knowledge of him comes from those who considered him a heretic.
Sorry to be cynical – it’s a nice idea – but sufficient tyranny can easily obliterate thought itself. It’s dangerous to forget that.
I like the tagline, but the sad thing is that books can (and have) be destroyed by fire.
…plus it causes global warming.
Blogs cannot be destroyed by fire. Unless someone takes down Archive.org.
It’s always about the men, though, isn’t it?
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I’ve dropped some hints in the past that my relationship with ScienceBlogs would be…altered.
The old saw that ‘we hang together or we get hung separately‘ is a perfect description…
Links for you. Science:
Underground river ‘Rio Hamza’ discovered 4km beneath the Amazon
What do accommodationists do…
Recently, The New York Times published an op-ed calling for curricular changes in K-12 math education:
Links for you.
Another Scientist Calls Out Sen. Coburn’s Misleading, Juvenile “Report”
XMRV: ITS EVERYWHERE! UUUUUGH! ITS IN…