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Re: Shakespeare as Bible
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1422  Wednesday, 26 July 2000.

From:           W. L. Godshalk <
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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

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