British printer Joseph Moxon had a simple, if circular, idea: printing was a way to communicate ideas, so if other people knew how to print, there`d be more ideas circulating; and since he had a press and knew how to print, then he could print an circulate intructions for others teaching the art of printing. The result was a series of booklets called Mechanik Exercises: Or, the Doctrine of Handy-Work Applied to the Art of Printing, published in 1680
I’m not interested in directly changing the world. I’m interested in giving an honest account of some of the things I’ve seen, and if that causes people to rethink what is possible in the world, I think that’s great. But in terms of actually trying to change the world, no. That just isn’t what I’m interested in doing.