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Not directly related to philosophy, but the New York Public Library is facing huge budget cuts, and that should be a concern for anyone with a passing interest in philosophy and introspection. The whole purpose of this blog is to open up philosophy to a wider audience, and libraries play a major role in that. They are are national treasures, and the NYPL, with its staggering size and huge constituency, is more so than most.
So go ahead and write your representatives. It won’t take five minutes.