How did the printing press transform human knowledge? How do you see the necessary simplicity of oral communication affecting the depth of understanding that people had about the news, so to speak? How would the fact that most information about the world, most news, came from the pulpit affect the transmission of this information to villagers and townspeople? How did the printing press change this?
Advancement of Human Intelligence
The direct effects of how information is distributed can be seen all around the world today. Hundreds of years ago these same effects were occurring just as the printing press was invented and books were becoming available to those people beyond the pulpit.
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Human knowledge was transformed greatly by the invention of the printing press. Prior to the use of printed press technology, most of the news was...
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