Favorite NON-fiction

Gaertk at aol.com Gaertk at aol.com
Sat Jan 25 16:34:24 PST 2003

In a message dated 1/25/2003 5:53:11 PM Eastern Standard 
Time, rone at ennui.org (circadian rhyme) writes:

> Gaertk at aol.com writes:

>> This sort of thing exists?  When I read _Science of 
>> Discworld_ (by Pratchett, Stewart, and Cohen), they 
>> discussed how school texts are full of "lies-to-students" 
>> and why, but didn't have many examples or the true 
>> explanations.
> The classic one is the Columbus discovery of America.  

Cue Stan Freberg:
"What mean you discover us?  *We* discover *you*!"
"We discover you on beach just now.  It all on how you look
at it."