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Neal Stephenson on the destruction of the Library at Alexandria

May 4th, 2005 (01:23 pm)
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In any event, this library was burned out by the Romans [...]. Or maybe it wasn't. It's inherently difficult to get reliable information about an event that consisted of the destruction of all recorded information.

-- Neal Stephenson, Mother Earth Mother Board

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Posted by: ((Anonymous))
Posted at: May 5th, 2005 04:15 am (UTC)

"It's inherently difficult to get reliable information about an event that consisted of the destruction of all recorded information."


Someday, in a far distant time and place, people will say that about the Bush Administration methinks.

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