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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
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Feb 03, 12

it was amazing
Read from January 21 to February 02, 2012

This was an excellent book. I love the setting and the language in this world. I think I read it more to learn about this society than for any plot or characters. Here's a more in-depth review: http://strakul.blogspot.com/2012/02/b...

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Neal Stephenson
“Our opponent is an alien starship packed with atomic bombs," I said. "We have a protractor.”
Neal Stephenson, Anathem

Neal Stephenson
“The full cosmos consists of the physical stuff and consciousness. Take away consciousness and it's only dust; add consciousness and you get things, ideas, and time.”
Neal Stephenson, Anathem

Neal Stephenson
“I always tend to assume there's an infinite amount of money out there."
There might as well be, "Arsibalt said, "but most of it gets spent on pornography, sugar water and bombs. There is only so much that can be scraped together for particle accelerators.”
Neal Stephenson, Anathem

Neal Stephenson
“Boredom is a mask frustration wears.”
Neal Stephenson, Anathem

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