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Alfred Nobel (1833)

Nobel was a Swedish chemist and engineer who invented dynamite, the smokeless powder Ballistite, and an explosive gelatin more powerful than dynamite. In his last will, he left his enormous fortune in trust for the endowment of the Nobel Prizes, which recognize outstanding achievements in the fields of science, literature, and economics and in the promotion of peace. What was the content of the prematurely published obituary that is said to have made Nobel resolve to leave a better legacy? More...
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"It's dynamite on Friday night
Under the big city lights
It's all right, all right..."
It's all thanks to Alfred Nobel.
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In 1888, the death of his brother Ludvig caused several newspapers to publish obituaries of Alfred in error. A French obituary stated "Le marchand de la mort est mort" ("The merchant of death is dead").
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You invent one weapon of mass destruction and nobody ever lets you live it down.
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"Nemesis" - Blasphemy!

Few people know that Nobel, the inventor, was also the author of a drama in five acts, with the title - "Nemesis". This drama was released in print in Paris 1896, on the very day of his death. Given the versatile talent of Alfred Nobel, this should not be surprised that he tried his hand also in writing. But the drama of his authorship until today raises a lot of emotions, to the extent that has been hailed as ... blasphemy!

Well, the story "Nemesis" is set in sixteenth-century Rome. This is a story about Beatrice Cenci, who murdered his father - a rapist and a tyrant. A shocking fact in this drama is that it is doing a murder under the leadership of the Catholic priest. However, Mother of God is the one who comes up and tells torture.

Well, the story "Nemesis" is set in sixteenth-century Rome. This is a story about Beatrice Cenci, who murdered his father - a rapist and a tyrant. A shocking fact in this drama is that it is doing a murder under the leadership of the Catholic priest. However, Mother of God is the one who comes up and tells torture.

Alfred Nobel bravely allowed to play in his overt criticism of the church, calling it - "the most terrible abomination." Not only that, Catholic morality as promoted by the Church, is called simply - "deception of the peasants," and confession - "spying for easy exerting pressure."

http://www.bubblews.com/news/272468-alfred-nobel-unknown-that-is-blasphemy-quotnemesisquot
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I do believe Alfred understood what he had "unleashed" upon the world, therefore he in some modest way, attempted to "apologies".
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