publication date: Monday, October 8, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Activism

clue: Don't go igniting a riot in protest if you fail to guess this goo before time is up.

explanation: Thích was a Buddhist monk who famously set himself on fire to protest South Vietnam's religious oppression. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Greg Bair

trivia: Scott intentionally misspelled "inciting" as a hint.


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