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Some would tag bestselling author Dan Brown as “controversial,” others as “blasphemous.” And that would be because of the “wild” idea he promoted in his novel The Da Vinci Code. I for one have wondered if some of the radical things he writes in his books are not actually with “tongue in cheek.” I was, however, fascinated by something he wrote in his latest creation, The Lost Symbol . I quote: “For millennia, mankind had wandered in darkness...but now, as had been prophesied, there was change coming . After hurtling blindly through history, mankind had reached a crossroads. This moment had been predicted long ago, prophesied by the ancient texts, by the primeval calendars, and even by the stars themselves. The date was specific, its arrival imminent. It would be preceded by a brilliant explosion of knowledge... a flash of clarity to illuminate the darkness and give mankind a final chance to veer away from the abyss and take the path of wisdom ... The breakthroughs [would open]