From: Robert Carnegie <rja.carne...@excite.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 15:33:03 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Mon, Jul 9 2012 6:33 pm
Subject: Re: Quoting pTerry in academic papers, assignments, discussions etc.
On Monday, July 9, 2012 4:35:40 PM UTC+1, Marie wrote:Which book is that?
> Hi all,
> You probably won't know me because I haven't been active/reading this group for several years but a recent pang of homesickness for the group led me back :)
> Anyway, I'd love to know if any of you have ever quoted pTerry in academic writing or came across some good examples of this? I myself have quoted him a couple of times in some writing as part of an MSc in science communication. I believe I also used Granny Weatherwax's quotes while describing concepts of morality for a class on philosophical perspectives on science. The bits where she accepts a balance in the universe; a life cannot just be saved - Death insists on a cow's life in exchange for a baby's. I always though that was quite deep IMHO.
The case that I remember is where a pregnant
I'm not sure which book /that/ is, now.
But there isn't usually a spare cow...
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