[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 23:56:11 BST 2021


I wonder, how would Terry Pratchett think about our present situation with
the pandemic? I'd think his opinions would be  insightful. And amusing.

On Sun, Sep 12, 2021, 7:42 AM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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