The Royal Library of Alexandria burned down, supposedly “accidentally,” in 48 B.C., and its destruction has become a symbol for the loss of cultural knowledge. Wikileaks “collection” is not of irreplaceable cultural treasures, but an ongoing illumination of massive and systematic cultural corruption and destruction. Big difference! However, the Wikileaks collection is crucial, if we intend to wake up to what is being done in our name.
“Our civilization can only be as good as our knowledge of what our civilization is. We cannot expect to reform that which we do not understand.”
Concerning the choice between Clinton and Trump: “You’re asking me do I prefer cholera or gonorrhea.”