The 20 Most Important Events in Human History

The Invention of the Internet

That you’re reading this right now is a sign of just how much potential the internet has to alter the way we even think about history. Ancient events are no longer confined to dusty books or shared stories. Instead, an abundance of information is only ever a few clicks away.

Thanks to the invention of men like Tim Berners Lee, the way we live our lives has been changed forever. It’s altered the way we think about our past and the way we fight our wars. It’s been an essential component of recent events like the Arab Spring and the colour revolutions, all while providing entertainment and commerce at the same time.

The invention of the internet was a paradigm shift, one we’re yet to fully understand. But if the old adage is true, if ‘those who do no understand history are doomed to repeat it’, then the internet allows us to (hopefully) avoid many of the mistakes listed in this article.
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