Are Public Libraries worth saving from the cu ts?

Update: Will there come a time when people who are spotted in the street carrying a book will be laughed at and regarded as cranky? (I hear parts of the West midlands are like that, already ...)
Update 2: Why do "tech-savvy" people always sound so soulless?

Strange.
Update 3: The point is ... their social aspect ... the pubs are closing, even the forests will soon be fenced off! And even Woolies has gone down the pan - where do people stop and mingle? They will soon ban mingling, and that will just leave an atomised society, full of millions of isolated people online, sitting in their... show more The point is ... their social aspect ... the pubs are closing, even the forests will soon be fenced off! And even Woolies has gone down the pan - where do people stop and mingle? They will soon ban mingling, and that will just leave an atomised society, full of millions of isolated people online, sitting in their pants in the basement, tapping away and ticking off their hundreds of online friends - none of whom they have ever mingled with ... the real world contains no such delusions.
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