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Anathem is a speculative fiction novel by Neal Stephenson that explores a number of philosophical and scientific themes, including parallel realities, alternative social structures and social change over millennia.

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Why did the Geometers light up the Inviolates?

They lit up the 3 Inviolates with laser beams. And that triggered the Convox. But do we know why the Geometers did it? Why did they want Arbre to know that they knew where the nuclear waste dumps ...
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