liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

QotD: Writing

There are exactly two media for thought
which we know we can use well:
oral culture and writing.
Writing is better:
more permanent, more adaptable,
richer, deeper, subtler,
with a longer memory.

-- Cosma Rohilla Shalizi
Tags: culture, history, longevity, memory, public speaking, quotes, writing

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