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dano62 moved a title to their Completed shelf May 13 2021
"An illuminating look at the surprising history and science of astrology, civilization's first system of algorithms, from Babylon to the present day. Humans are pattern-matching creatures, and astrology is our grandest pattern-matching game. In...
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Infamous for the arbitrary and paranoid persecution of their own citizens, it is a little known fact that the Soviet Union also waged a vicious espionage war against the Catholic Church and its followers. From the targeting of local priests to an...
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dano62 added a title to their For later shelf Apr 11 2021

The Monastery

DVD - 2007
Tells the story of a former Orthodox priest who decides to turn his country estate into a monastery and the conflict that arises when the church dispatches a team, headed by a nun, to inspect the premises.
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dano62 added a title to their For later shelf Apr 11 2021
NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro tells the story of a Minnesota monastery's mission to preserve sacred religious texts from deterioration, including the first printed copy of a Latin translation of the Koran. Origina?
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dano62 made a comment Mar 14 2021
"I really enjoyed the first 2-3 chapters, the geometrical concept behind "i" and the history is well explained. After that, advanced math is required to follow the explanations, (although names of mathematicians and the stories is incorpo..." Permalink
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