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novus opiate seclorum

English translation: New Opium for the Ages

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08:01 May 23, 2003
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: novus opiate seclorum
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English translation:New Opium for the Ages
Explanation:
it's actually latin. it's a modification to the "novus ordo seclorum" - "new order for the ages", a logo appearing on the big seal of the USA. Also compare: "religeon is opium for the masses." Vladimir Lenin ;-)
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New Opium for the Ages


Explanation:
it's actually latin. it's a modification to the "novus ordo seclorum" - "new order for the ages", a logo appearing on the big seal of the USA. Also compare: "religeon is opium for the masses." Vladimir Lenin ;-)

xxxolga53
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agree  xxxIno66: novum opium/opion saec(u)lorum
2 hrs

agree  Kirill Semenov: but not Lenin -- Karl Marx! :)
2 hrs

agree  kanajlo: Karl Marx, yes.
11 hrs

agree  chaplin
13 hrs

agree  Сергей Лузан: w/Kirill Semenov
35 days
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