… a giant flaming eye controlled by the “dark lord” Sauron, which allows him to watch anyone who puts on the fateful, power-giving ring at the novels’ center.
Tomorrow, a real-estate company in Russia plans to install something resembling it (but without the magic powers, presumably) on the top of a 21-story building in Moscow. As the art installation will be only about three feet high, the effect should be slightly underwhelming — a bit like Spinal Tap’s mini-Stonehenge, perhaps — but that hasn’t prevented the Russian Orthodox Church from flying into a tizzy.
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