Over the centuries there's been uncounted libraries, and repositories of knowledge, destroyed by conquering armies and new administrations.
Science has been at war with civilizations throughout the world's history. Deniers of science have always treated scientific facts with disdain and fear.
Take the famous "flat earth" belief that went out of style during the waning days of the Roman Empire.
Imagine a coin as the Earth, and then imagine the edge of that coin is actually a giant ice wall—either described as 150 feet or 1,500 feet tall.
That’s the world flat Earth believers envision when they think about the plane - and because Earth is a disc, that makes it a plane, not a planet - that they live on.
Believe it or not there's still people today who believe in the flat earth myth. They are the same people who deny climate change is caused by mankind.
With Donald Trump coming into power the Flat Earther's and Climate deniers have a champion. Trump believes climate change is a hoax by the Chinese.
Knowing this, scholars across the nation are rushing to preserve all the scientific research that's been done.
The fight to preserve facts is detailed in the following article:
Scientists Scramble To Protect Decades of Climate Research Before Trump Takes Office
The next four years are going to be a challenge for America.
Remember when Hitler's minions burned any books he deemed contrary to his rule?
This is the 21st century version of Hitler's purge. The names change, but the hate and ignorance continues.
Time for me to walk on down the road...