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This book is not about conspiracy theories though. For example, potato crosses with apple, because both are vegetable and round in shape. Three vanity press employees Jacopo Belbo, Diotallevi, and Casaubon invent their own conspiracy for fun after reading too many manuscripts about occult conspiracy theories. Garamond, Colonel Ardenti and many of the Diabolical authors.

The Templars’ existence was tied closely to the Crusades; when the Holy Land was lost, support for the Order faded. This attitude of constant subconscious self-abasement fits in with the overall irony focused on in the book, considering that Belbo is eventually consumed by re creation of the Plan; one excerpt meant for the unattainable Lorenza reads, “I could not possess you, but I can blow up history.

The Pendulum of Foucault is a book that exceeds me. View all 8 comments.

Ni viski ni vestern. Seperate Plot thread 11 25 Nov 29, Is there a hidden lesson to be learnt amidst this subtle intellectual and emotional manipulation? Her relationship with Casaubon falls apart, and he returns to Italy.

They use this program to create the “connections” which inspire their Plan. They even begin to think that there might really be a secret conspiracy after all. It is the creepiest, deepest, and most brilliantly executed piece of literature. Let’s try to do this very carefully, just in case it swings back to exactly where we’re sitting on the couch. Drawn in by the “game” of applying mystical symbolism to “everything”, our three editors devise a story which they call “The Plan”. If you have any ideas about the significance of this sheet of paper, please message me or post them in the comments below, with a spoiler warning.


One of the themes of the novel el pendulo de foucault umberto eco that our three protagonists become the victims of their own hubris. Most of the novel is then told in flashback as Casaubon waits in the museum. As in Ardenti’s original theory, each cell is given part fooucault the Templar “Plan” and information about the secret discovery. This allows Eco to give a good kicking in passing to Holy Blood Holy Grail but also shows how bizarre beliefs in the hollow earth, the Druidical training of the Aryan Jesus and the fantasies of the Alchemists in a divinely meaningful universe spill over to affect our cultural imberto political lives.

At the appointed hour, a group of people gather around the pendulum for an arcane ritual. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. Foucault’s Pendulum is divided into ten segments represented by the ten Sefiroth. There is only us. Only then do the crossings seem true, because they are obvious. Your father has gone already. What your father learned is no secret, yet few get to know it in their lives. While the Plan is far-fetched, the editors become increasingly involved in their game.


While in Brazil, Casaubon receives a letter from Belbo about attending a meeting of occultists. They pursue their goal with single-minded abandon and are able not so much to ignore any fact that contradicts their ideas, foucajlt to take it and twist it to align with the meaning their world-view requires with ridiculous ease.

El Pendulo de Foucault

Print hardcoverpaperback. In language, epndulo element connects to, supports and is supported by every other element. The Knights Templar originally constructed it as their European headquarters. Which I plan to do. The heroes attempt to out do the irrational beliefs of a world of faith, clinging only to the involvement of the Templars with everything, is sure to end badly when their inventiveness is taken terribly, terribly seriously.

If you’re the first to work out some sort of solution that convinces me of its authenticity, I’ll post a photo of something that might absolutely amaze you.


And that alone is worth the price of admission. Paperbackpages.

In short both sides of the operation, the publishing and the cults, are a con. View all 4 comments.

If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the pendulk review. He feels that the disease is a divine punishment for involving himself in mysteries he should have left alone and creating a game that mocked something larger than them all.