My daughter sent me this link from Kevin Kelley’s Lifestream blog – about a modern “Rosetta Stone” – a 3-inch nickel disk micro-engraved with one thousand of the world’s languages. The creators chose the first chapter of the Book of Genesis in the Bible as their comparison text.  This is a really fascinating project.  I want one – but the $25K price tag is a little steep, lol.  Not to mention the high-tech microscope required to read the disk. The assumption seems to be that future generations who might find this disk will be at least as technologically advanced as our own – an assumption that leaves out any doomsday scenrios. Maybe this also needs to be etched on a huge marble slab someplace, in script visible to the naked eye?

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