A manual for civilization: What are the books worth remembering?
Imagine that we would be able to restart civilization from scratch. Which books would we want our citizens to read? Which are the universal values that have survived the test of time?
The San Francisco-based Long Now Foundation has been involved and inspired by projects centered on that question since launching in 1996. Now, the foundation is presenting an effort to create a record of humanity and technology for our descendants. The Manual for Civilization of The Long Now Foundation is modeled on earlier similar attempts like Denis Diderot’s famous Encyclopedie. READ MORE