Re: Gnostics and Templars
- Hey George H.
>>>"First I want to point out that what an author has a charactersay and what the narrator says in creating a fictional reality in a
work of fiction is not necessarily the author's opinion about
history or anything else.
I think Brown created his own history based loosely on the holy blood
theory and added some names and dates from ancient history. I don't
think he had any idea the book would be read as anything other than
fiction or he might have been a little more careful with the ancient
True, but just to give backing to Gerry's observation that Dan Brown
seems to also take it very literally himself I would point out that
at the beginning of the book he does state that while the novel
itself is fiction all of his "historical facts" are indeed true and
accurate.... which they are not. I would also point out that most of
his observations on the art and archetecture that he has elswhere
claimed to be true is also not.... but I only point these out
because I really don't get the impression that Dan Brown intended
his book as only entertainment. I think he really believes much of
- In a message dated 2/9/2005 1:10:32 AM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Speaking of forgetting things.... what I hate the most is when I am
at the store, or somewhere, and I forget where I live and......
wait..... Do I know you, Gary?
PMCVi have driven by my house, when i had one, a few times...what is worse when you feel in an alternative universe and everything looks only vaguely familiar..this happens to me alot...almost like an out of body experience only you are wide awake.mychael