“No, you can’t deny women their basic rights and pretend it’s about your “religious freedom.” If you don’t like birth control, don’t use it. Religious freedom doesn’t mean you can force others to live by your own beliefs.” —
President Barack Obama
“Unlike wax tablets, books didn’t break or melt, and unlike scrolls, they could be quickly thumbed through to locate a desired passage. Students could carry them to their lectures, generals could mail them to the hinterland, and pagans could hide them in their robes. It was a revolutionary invention.” —
Robert Moor, “Bones of the Book”
From papyrus to paper to print to i-Pads! The book! Jonathan Frazen would’ve been clutching his scrolls.