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By A Medical Transcriptionist on Monday, January 5, 1998 - 08:40 pm:
    . . ."I haven't read a thing since the Burroughs novels." "Ever since William Shawn was replaced by Tina Brown, she doesn't buy the rights to serialized novels, excuse me, Histories or biographies . . . actually the last thing I've read WAS in the New Yorker . . The H.M.S. Beagle, about Darwin making his observations - he was a very young man (1820 or 1830) he was kind of expected to . . some French Naturalist was making the observations at the same time . . it was a biography of Darwin and how Science - how people . . it gave a very good feeling for how the scientific scene was in the early Victorian Era and how gentlemen of his ilk who weren't the oldest heir. . . so he was either expected to go in the army or to be a 'getleman scientist'. . In Scientific American Today they had a section called The Citizen Scientist, also The Tin Can Kymograph (a cylinder that is powerered, rotates by clockwork. It has a needle on it and you put a candle on it . . . . such that if there are any vibrations - it's how to make your own kymograph, it detects seismologic events) . . " I will let this interview with Wiz roll even though he feels its his duty to do his own typing. He really feels like he has a contribution to make (a story to tell) He says This Sorabji site is a proper forum.


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