Archiving Material

I would like to take a moment today, to mention Jazz the Archivist. She was the first blogger with whom I interacted. She is an archivist in Atlanta, which for many of we genealogists, is probably one of our dream jobs. Here is one of her great posts. Jazz The Archivist To me the politics are not the issue. This is about preservation of knowledge, whether we agree with it or not.

I remember learning of Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper burns. it is a terrifying tale of a world where all books and documentation is burned. Fahrenheit 451 Trailer from 4 years ago.

This is a scene from the 1966 version: Fahrenheit 451

This is a scene from the film which I will never forget:Fahrenheit 451 ~ Old lady prefers to die than leave her books

Psalm 119-66

Teach me good discernment and knowledge,
For I believe in Your commandments.


Every Day I Write The Book by Elvis Costello

I found the Wikipedia entry about this song fascibating.

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