Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
Представьте себе мир, в котором каждый человек может свободно делиться всей суммой накопленных человечеством знаний.
Imaginez un monde dans lequel chaque être humain peut librement prendre part au partage de la totalité des connaissances humaines.
تخيل عالمًا يمكن فيه لكل إنسانٍ أن يشارك بحريةٍ في مجموع المعرفة.
Imagina un mundo en el que todo ser humano pueda compartir libremente la suma de todo el conocimiento.
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