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'''The Burning Library''' is a popular [[life extensionism|life extensionist]] analogy to compare the destruction of wisdom, knowledge and experiences such as the Great Library of Alexandria,<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Destruction_of_the_Library_of_Alexandria</ref> to that of the knowledge lost when a human being dies.
 
'''The Burning Library''' is a popular [[life extensionism|life extensionist]] analogy to compare the destruction of wisdom, knowledge and experiences such as the Great Library of Alexandria,<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Destruction_of_the_Library_of_Alexandria</ref> to that of the knowledge lost when a human being dies.
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<blockquote>Every time a human being dies, a library burns. It's a horrible tragedy. - [[Anders Sandberg]]<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfTqXL0d9Ls Quest for immortality]</ref></blockquote>
 
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== References ==
 
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Revision as of 22:46, 24 July 2018

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The Burning Library is a popular life extensionist analogy to compare the destruction of wisdom, knowledge and experiences such as the Great Library of Alexandria,[1] to that of the knowledge lost when a human being dies.

Every time a human being dies, a library burns. It's a horrible tragedy. - Anders Sandberg[2]

References