Sunday, August 24, 2008

Appropriate for Bloggers

The way we see other people depends on the window on which we look at the world, what we see through it, when, under what lights and shadows, and, especially, in what larger setting, for whatever the many varieties of individual experience, each one's outlook is perhaps most heavily influenced by the larger political, economic and cultural facts of the relationship at the given time.

--Harold R. Isaacs,
Scratches On Our Minds: American Views of China and India,
New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1980,
p. ix.

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