The Archive Problem

On preserving endangered social groups and their historic identities

Tom Sebacher
6 min readDec 9, 2023


“Silence can be a plan
rigorously executed

the blueprint to a life

It has a presence
a history a form

Do not confuse it
with any kind of absence”



Tom Sebacher

Genderfluid BA in Philosophy, BS in History, masters student at Southeast Missouri State. I write about philosophy, history, and politics.