Library Of Congress Completes Destruction Of 70 Million Works Deemed Culturally Insignificant
WASHINGTON—Explaining that it had selected the pieces because of their lack of any intellectual, historic, or aesthetic value, the Library of Congress reportedly completed destruction Friday of 70 million works deemed culturally insignificant. “Following an exhaustive six-year audit of our collection, we determined…
WASHINGTON—Explaining that it had selected the pieces because of their lack of any intellectual, historic, or aesthetic value, the Library of Congress reportedly completed destruction Friday of 70 million works deemed culturally insignificant. “Following an exhaustive six-year audit of our collection, we determined that nearly half the books, recordings, films, photographs, and manuscripts in our archives were of such little consequence to the cultural canon that they were worthy of complete eradication from the American consciousness,” said Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, explaining that institution officials had, as of this morning, finished incinerating the final batch of meaningless creations, including 15 tons of outdated medical texts, hundreds of 19th-century telegraph line maps, and the 2010 motion picture
The Last Airbender, in order to ensure they were not preserved for future generations. “In some cases, such as our vast troves of military march sheet music and photographic negatives of rural Americans quilting, works were selected for destruction based on their lack of artistic merit, while others, like Styx’s
The Serpent Is Risingand the movie sequelGrease 2, represent the nadir of a particular historical era. Wiping out these terrible pieces is vitally important to maintaining our proud, rich cultural heritage.” Hayden added that the Library of Congress did elect to preserve the film headtopics.com
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Those books weren't vaccinated Is that a Gutenberg Bible in the pile of books?... 😶 Write an article on how big ben is going to become a digital clock Communist burn books, right! Chuck Tingle's anthology deemed weird, but safe. Please let the next shovelful include Atlas Shrugged They broke into my house to steal my copy of of gex: enter the gecko for the Nintendo 64 to burn as well this is getting insane
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How did they burn the comments sections? 👀 JP_Books getting tossed in the fire lol Reduced freedom is the price we should all be willing to pay to see the collected works of Lena Dunham consigned to perdition's flames. RT : Library Of Congress Completes Destruction Of 70 Million Works Deemed Culturally Insignificant…
Texas goes east. This is funny now. It won't be in 2 years. It's about time the LOC got some political balls and started tearing down the infidel Buddist mockeries. Deletionism wins out in the end. wikipedia But my complete collection of Friends!?!!? When did the BBC take over the Library of Congress
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