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Crooks are stealing pieces of American history -- like conman Barry Landau who committed the largest archival theft in the U.S. Bob Simon reports. See full piece here.
At least for once, the news media showed the face of the thief. Far too often in news accounts of robberies from libraries, they show the stolen materials or items like it, but seldom give a photo of the convicted felon.
Without a photo of the thief, librarians are unable to determine if they, also, had been victimized.
Sometimes, the thieves turn out to be librarians.
In regards to the librarians being thieves --- Romans 3:23
It never ceases to amaze me at how frequently librarians turn on themselves and their own profession. An outsider steals from libraries, and suddenly there are two messages indicating that librarians themselves are often thieves.
While it happens occassionally, far too often librarians are willing to accuse themselves and each other of wrong doing.
And if you are going to quote the Bible in today's world, where many librarians do not have a copy sitting at their desk, please just go ahead and include the full quote, and not simply the reference. the quote is: "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." It is an interesting quote, but sheds little light on librarians being thieves.
Unless you speak for yourself, which is why you claim the title, "Anonymous."
>>>And if you are going to quote the Bible in today's world, where many librarians do not have a copy sitting at their desk, please just go ahead and include the full quote
Type Romans 3:23 it in Google and it comes right up.
>>suddenly there are two messages indicating that librarians themselves are often thieves.
You are a little slow. Romans 3:23 would indicate that ALL people are sinners not just librarians.
For those librarians that have not heard about Google click here.
Proverbs 14:15a of the New Dewey Translation: "The foolish believeth Google in all things; but the prudent man looketh well to his reference librarian."
Go to your library and ask a question. 90% chance is that the librarian will Google it.
Not sure that 90% will use Google, but at least 90% probably will use some leading commercial search engine. And there is a 99% chance that the librarian will make sure that the answer you receive comes from an authoritative source.
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