Sunday, February 20, 2005

123 5th Sentence

It's been awhile since I've posted a meme, and this one is flying around like crazy.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don’t search around and look for the “coolest” book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.

"Thus, a mother whose brain is full of traces that, by their nature, are related to sensible thigns adn that she cannot erase because concupiscence dwells within her, and whose body is not at all submissive to her, necessarily communicates them to her child, engendering a sinner, even if she be righteous."

Malebranche, The Search After Truth, Lennon-Olscamp p. 123.

(Interestingly, I've blogged about this.)

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