Why didn't Eternity have this deformed age aborted? Its birthmark is the stamp of a newspaper, its medium is printer's ink, and in its veins flows ink.
From another side: is Achilles possible with powder and lead? Or the Iliad with the printing press, not to mention the printing machine? Do not the song and saga of the muse necessarily come to an end with the printer's bar, hence do not the necessary conditions of epic poetry vanish?karl marx
One oughttoacknowledgethesignificance for mankind of the simultaneous invention of gunpowder and printer's ink.Karl Kraus