Friday, 4 January 2008
Discovering the World
Fernandez Armesto published two books recently on the activities of discoverers, explorers of the Unknown. He calls them: fanatics, romantics, losers, adventurers, visionaries and sometimes genuine scientists. They seemed to have two things in common: bad food and living conditions all the way and! ... never knowing where you are. I recognize the last bit, and some of the epitaphs. Isn't that what we ask the first few moments when teleported to a place whe have never been before InWorld?