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


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


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