Mind experiment

Jimmy Wales believes that Wikipedia, which he co-founded, is such a treasure that it should be placed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites.

Here’s a mind experiment: Can you imagine John Fahey, CEO of the National Geographic Society, making a similar pitch — or any broad public appeal — for NGS?

If so, what would he say? If not, why not?

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