Are We Stealing History II: The Price Of Privacy

This article continues the thoughts presented here

We are not cavemen because our ancestors passed down information so we would be better off than they were. If they had not, we would still be cavemen.


In 2016, I had to read The Letters of Tolkein for a class. I read all those letters, which gave me a peek into his time. I read his personal letters to his son and his wife. He talked about the second world war too. I hope to someday purchase that book just to preserve history for people to come.


Will people have the same privilege 60 years later? Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Telegram will likely not exist by then. They will not be able to read conversations that happened during the two years of corona and now the Russia-Ukraine conflict, because these exchanges happened and are happening on social media, emails, and chat services.