The Transylvania Times -

Libraries And Freedom

 

October 5, 2017



Early in his presentation last Thursday evening, historian Jon Meacham praised libraries and the critical role they play in a free society, stating, “It’s not a mistake that the root word for library is ‘free,’ and that’s not a commercial point. It’s that we are liberated from ignorance and superstitution.”

Indeed, libraries are repositories of knowledge, knowledge from the dist...



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