When a child in the U.S. is born, the hospital issues a government
document to prove a
child was born. This person later
registers with the government
to receive a document that proves they are a part of the social system.
Later if the person chooses to travel, they get another
document, to enable them to enter
The person grows up working hard in school to obtain a document, a diploma,
which says they did complete their primary education in high school or via
independent studies. Some folks push on to get yet other classifications
All of these documents enable you to access other documents ... Dollar Bills,
W2s, Funds, Stocks, Deeds, etc.
O'Toole gets it. Documents are central to everyday life and business.