Thursday, November 13, 2008

Book Meme


* Grab the nearest book.
* Open it to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
* Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.

"Not only is the flowering of global science and technology not an exclusively Western-led phenomenon, there were major global advances in the world that involved extensive international encounters away from Europe".

This week finds me reading "Identity and Violence" by Amartya Sen (subtitled "The Illusion of Destiny"). Last week would have found me reading Terry Pratchett, which probably would have made for better blogvertainment...