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Nation by Terry Pratchett
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Apr 02, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: adventure-wilderness, ya-middle-school, science, religion, historic, audiobook
Read from March 02 to April 02, 2010

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Terry Pratchett
“What did they feed the lions and tigers with in the ark, sir?”
Terry Pratchett, Nation

Terry Pratchett
“This was not the time to say “I don’t know.” The brothers had begging, hungry looks, like dogs waiting to be fed. They wanted an answer. It would be nice if it was the right answer, but if it couldn’t be, then any answer would do, because then we would stop being worried...and then his mind caught alight.

That’s what the gods are! An answer that will do! Because there’s food to be caught and babies to be born and life to be lived and so there is no time for big, complicated, and worrying answers! Please give us a simple answer, so that we don’t have to think, because if we think, we might find answers that don’t fit the way we want the world to be.”
Terry Pratchett, Nation


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