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“Those Whom The Gods Wish To Destroy, They First Make Bored.”

DetroitLibrarySICKENING!

A public library in Detroit left to ruin, then destroyed – BOOKS AND ALL!

The whole scene is available on Flickr, courtesy of Never Yet Melted.

The only thing worse would be if they burned the books.  Regardless, I’m certain Mark Twain and Ray Bradbury are crying, somewhere…

I’m guessing the under 50% of the literate in Detroit are reading The National Enquirer!

But…there IS hope!

Five Futures for Libraries! (Neatorama)

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

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4 thoughts on ““Those Whom The Gods Wish To Destroy, They First Make Bored.”

  1. worse would be if they burned the books

    Wait 15 minutes…..

    Posted by KM | January 4, 2014, 12:46 pm
  2. Detroiters. Those who can read typically read little more than the court docket, looking for their names, or the instructions on how to fill out welfare applications.

    Posted by Murphy's Law | January 6, 2014, 2:48 pm

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