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History of Writing Technologies
THAT TREETREE ON PAGE A big tree, with leaves, a really big trunk with lots of vines or roots, and the top of the tree has lots of branches…?
He who has seen everything, I will make known (?) to the lands. I will teach (?) about him who experienced all things,... alike, Anu granted him the totality of knowledge of all. He saw the Secret, discovered the Hidden, he brought information of (the time) before the Flood. He went on a distant journey, pushing himself to exhaustion, but then was brought to peace. He carved on a stone stela all of his toils, and built the wall of Uruk-Haven, the wall of the sacred Eanna Temple, the holy sanctuary. Look at its wall which gleams like copper (?), inspect its inner wall, the likes of which no one can equal! Take hold of the threshold stone--it dates from ancient times! Go close to the Eanna Temple, the residence of Ishtar, such as no later king or man ever equaled!
Doesnt reach Europe till 1050 CE….
Not all pencil advancements, however, won unanimous approval. For example, some early 20 th -century schoolteachers warned that erasers attached to pencils would encourage students to forget how to prepare their lessons properly, (Gabrial, 2009, p. 25).
"All living beings, whether born from eggs, from the womb, from moisture, or spontaneously; whether they have form or do not have form; whether they are aware or unaware, whether they are not aware or not unaware, all living beings will eventually be led by me to the final Nirvana, the final ending of the cycle of birth and death. And when this unfathomable, infinite number of living beings have all been liberated, in truth not even a single being has actually been liberated." "Why Subhuti? Because if a disciple still clings to the arbitrary illusions of form or phenomena such as an ego, a personality, a self, a separate person, or a universal self existing eternally, then that person is not an authentic disciple."
Mass Production of Text Cheapening of Paper Higher level of literacy Translation of important texts (bible) Increase in self governance Potential for radical social change
INTIMACY OF TEXTDISTANCE FROM TEXT
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Movement of text Post Preacher Newspaper/flier Storage Scriptorium Library Home Jump drive