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When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer
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When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer

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When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer

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Lord of the Rings fans wanted to build a giant Eye of Sauron atop a skyscraper in Moscow, a place that already can make you feel you're being watched. The Orthodox church had officials scrap the plan.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. In Moscow, you can feel like you're being watched. For example, novelist Tom Rob Smith once described the clock atop old KGB headquarters as a beady eye watching over the city, all of which made it a bit too real when fans of "The Hobbit" proposed putting a giant Eye of Sauron on a skyscraper this week. In the "Lord Of The Rings" novels, the eye constantly watches over he who wears the ring. The Russian Orthodox Church called the eye a demonic symbol, and the plan was scrapped. It's MORNING EDITION.

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