its fucked up to me how, like, we as a humanity can forget how to make shit. like how the west forgot how to make glass or some shit for a while.
nobody knows the exact way of creating lots of ancient stuff; greek fire and damascus steel are really well known examples, and material scientists are still studying roman cement because it’s better than modern cement
isnt that so fucked up
all because SOME MOTHERFUCKERS always think it’s a good idea to destroy libraries.
I’ll never get over the Library of Alexandria burning. Never.