Well, I’ve decided to do the Book Meme from PLOA and Planet Debian etc… Just recapping for those of you who haven’t seen it yet (not many of you):
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST
And mine is:
It is possible to prove that if such a nontrivial square root of 1 exists, then n is not prime.
– Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, Second Edition.