[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

Elizabeth Holden alzurite at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 13:42:12 BST 2021


Tidsel said:

>, but then he really got into it and he is one of my absolute favorite
writers. His comments
> about societies and people are priceless, and he  makes us laugh at
ourselves.

His insight was amazing. His understanding of humanity.

> I just finished 'The Truth' (about starting a newspaper - a new concept)
and my fav remark is "The young man
>  is also an idealist. He has yet to find out that what's in the public
interest is not what the public is
> interested in.'

Lovely!

> I used to choke a bit on that one, and now - not least in pandemic times
- it is close to making me cry rather
>  than laugh I admit. He has, as always, many striking remarks about his
topic.

As he seems tso have, effortlessly, about so many topics.

namaste,
Elizabeth

Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>


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