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974 is a Magic Number

974 is a magic number.

No, really. Check it out.

XKCD Comic #974 has to do with salt delivery systems, and as a Wiccan essayist points out,  salt is a frequent ingredient in magical ritual.

There is no area code 974. But you can dial a number with a 974 area code anyway.  Think about it.

974 is the numerical imprint for prescription amphetamines. Susan Aldridge describes amphetamines in her book Magic Molecules: How Drugs Work.

Clytemnestra’s binding spell ends on line 974 of the classic play Agamemnon.

A computer-generated robot video exhorts us all with the meaning of the number 974: “that your heavenly attendants are urging you to center your will in exertion toward accomplishing your long-haul objectives.”

Finally, as of today, it has been 974 days since Donald Trump first promised to release his tax returns (Source: Ireland AM).  In a national poll, 74% (almost 974) of Americans said they want Donald Trump to release his tax returns.

Coincidence?

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