When you examine the history of the Internet, it all starts here, with Johann Gutenberg. At first, the printing press was used almost exclusively to print the Bible, but its use soon expanded to include works of philosophy and even pornography. The (relatively) widespread availability of printed matter laid the foundation for mass literacy, and arguably led to all of the intellecutal and philosophical advances that got us into the mess we're in today.

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