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Old 05-28-2008, 09:20 PM   #9
Alisa
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I think the horse is rather a good analogy to what paper books might become in the future. Horses are amazing animals and many people love them and enjoy them but we don't use them for our day-to-day life. We have more efficient means, but there is also beauty in things that aren't efficient. A gorgeous artisan printing of a beloved book is the sort of thing many of us book lovers would greatly enjoy but we don't need that for our day-to-day reading. I think some day printed books will be that rare, beautiful thing that we marvel at but our regular reading and document needs will be mostly handled electronically. Paper books will be more of a luxury item.
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