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I was nodding my way through your list 'till I came to this one.

Knowledge Store

the web:


Libraries operate differently to the web, I think.  I prefer your web/newspaper (or journals etc.) suggestion.  Any reason in particular why you chose libraries?  (Free to use, nowadays I can choose books--unless the issue is "the book" in and of itself...?--anyways, I can choose books from around the country.  Libraries also have the web in them--also free to use, so I'm not sure they act...what's the word...not opposition...hmmm...in contradistinction?)

I suppose you could argue that libraries are buildings and we have to get to them, while the web is a bunch of servers (small storage space=cheap...etc...), but in fact I think I would have put it like this:


Book stores

Well, I mean that's what comes to mind right now.

Don't fight forces, use them R. Buckminster Fuller.

by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Fri Jan 26th, 2007 at 12:22:30 PM EST

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