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The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
Peter Drucker (1909 - 2005)

A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody.
Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - ), First on the Moon, 1970

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