The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1422 Wednesday, 26 July 2000.
From: W. L. Godshalk <
Date: Tuesday, 18 Jul 2000 16:29:22 -0400
Subject: 11.1413 Re: Shakespeare as Bible
Comment: Re: SHK 11.1413 Re: Shakespeare as Bible
Sean Lawrence writes:
>Actually, I brought it up, and I think that our different narrative
>frameworks are part of the problem. I was borrowing it from a story
>recorded by Stephen Hawking, which doesn't involve a shaman, but an
>interlocutor at a public lecture.
As I recall, Carl Sagan introduces A Brief History of Time, and he
rather than Hawking tells the delightful tale of the turtles. The
interlocutor is an elderly woman: "Young man, it's turtles all the way
down." I have not checked the text. I may be completely wrong.
Yours, Bill Godshalk