Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

In 1914, German soldiers burned down the university library of Louvain, as a punishment for a shooting in the city destroying over 300.000 books, 800 incunables and 1000 manuscripts

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The Germans leveled almost the entire city of Leuven (Louvain in French) just to punish the Belgians for their resistance….

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