History YMMV / Illuminatus

20th Jan '17 11:49:21 AM Morgenthaler
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** A scene where ThePentagon is targeted by a terrorist bombing [[spoiler:possibly by the allies of the good guys]].

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** A scene where ThePentagon UsefulNotes/ThePentagon is targeted by a terrorist bombing [[spoiler:possibly by the allies of the good guys]].
6th Jan '17 7:07:15 AM SeptimusHeap
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* FreudWasRight: Or at least onto something. There's also a lot of penis/vagina symbolism, and that's not counting the many scenes where people are outright fucking.
18th Nov '16 6:32:05 PM MightyMatilda
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** The terrorist attack on a rock concert is also uncomfortable int the wake of the November 2015 Paris attacks.

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** The terrorist attack on a rock concert is also uncomfortable int in the wake of the November 2015 Paris attacks.
1st May '16 3:42:47 PM DavidDelony
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: A scene where ThePentagon is targeted by a terrorist bombing [[spoiler:possibly by the allies of the good guys]].

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: FunnyAneurysmMoment:
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A scene where ThePentagon is targeted by a terrorist bombing [[spoiler:possibly by the allies of the good guys]].guys]].
** The terrorist attack on a rock concert is also uncomfortable int the wake of the November 2015 Paris attacks.
20th Feb '16 9:09:29 PM Roland_Dhalgren
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* AcceptableTargets: Conservatives, liberals, socialists, libertarians, feminists, communists, Christians, Creator/Ayn Rand... It would be easier to list things the book ''doesn't'' fire shots at.

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* AcceptableTargets: Conservatives, liberals, socialists, libertarians, feminists, communists, Christians, Creator/Ayn Rand...Christians... It would be easier to list things the book ''doesn't'' fire shots at.



*** Of course, given the nature of the story and the RealLife [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties historical]] [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar background]], these could all easily fall under
SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Can also [[ValuesResonance ring true now]], what with UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror, even with the FunnyAneurysmMoment below.

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*** Of course, given the nature of the story and the RealLife [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties historical]] [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar background]], these could all easily fall under
under SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Can also [[ValuesResonance ring true now]], what with UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror, even with the FunnyAneurysmMoment below.
20th Feb '16 9:08:16 PM Roland_Dhalgren
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* AcceptableTargets: Conservatives, liberals, socialists, libertarians, feminists, communists, Christians, Creator/Ayn Rand... It would be easier to list things the book ''doesn't'' fire shots at.



*** Of course, given the nature of the story and the RealLife [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties historical]] [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar background]], these could all easily fall under SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Can also [[ValuesResonance ring true now]], what with UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror, even with the FunnyAneurysmMoment below.

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*** Of course, given the nature of the story and the RealLife [[UsefulNotes/TheSixties historical]] [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar background]], these could all easily fall under under
SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Can also [[ValuesResonance ring true now]], what with UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror, even with the FunnyAneurysmMoment below.below.
* FreudWasRight: Or at least onto something. There's also a lot of penis/vagina symbolism, and that's not counting the many scenes where people are outright fucking.


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* SlidingScaleOfLibertarianismAndAuthoritarianism: Take a guess.
8th Feb '16 6:40:55 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: Easily the most popular and influential work of either author. A rare case where a collaborative novel can claim such a title.
31st Jan '16 7:20:04 AM Roland_Dhalgren
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* ValuesResonance: Censorship, authoritarianism, and pigeonholing people into categories are still big issues in today's America. The book's messages, {{Anvilicious while not exactly subtle}}, are still as relevant as they were back in the [[TheSeventies the '70s]].

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* ValuesResonance: Censorship, authoritarianism, and pigeonholing people into categories are still big issues in today's America. The book's messages, {{Anvilicious while not exactly subtle}}, subtle, are still as relevant as they were back in the [[TheSeventies the '70s]].
31st Jan '16 7:18:26 AM Roland_Dhalgren
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* ValuesResonance: Censorship, authoritarianism, and pigeonholing people into categories are still big issues in today's America. The book's messages, {{Anvilicious while not exactly subtle}}, are still as relevant as they were back in the [[TheSeventies the '70s]].
30th Jan '16 5:18:34 PM Roland_Dhalgren
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* MagnumOpus: Easily the most popular and influential work of either author. A rare case where a collaborative novel can claim such a title.
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