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Being a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty daughter of overseas spies has its moments, stable and undesirable. execs: Seeing the area one crime-solving event at a time. Having mom and dad with tremendous cool jobs. Cons: by no means staying in a single position lengthy adequate to have associates or a boyfriend. yet for Maggie Silver, the largest perk of all has been warding off highschool and the accompanying cliques, undesirable lunches, and frustratingly uncomplicated locker combos. Then Maggie and her mom and dad are despatched to big apple for her first solo task, and all of that alterations. She'll have to attend a personal tuition, steer clear of the temptation to hack the school's protection approach, and befriend one aggravatingly lovely Jesse Oliver to achieve the basic info she must crack the case . . . all whereas making an attempt to not blow her conceal.
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Nur Moses darf auf dem Berg Sinai, wo die zehn Gebote verkündet werden, Gott gegenübertreten. In diesem Zusammenhang wird der Berg zu einem Ort der Offenbarung Gottes. Der Aufstieg in diese göttliche Sphäre gleicht dem Betreten einer Schwelle in einen für das Göttliche reservierten Raum und stellt einen Übergang vom Profanen zum Sakralen dar: Höhe und Tiefe sowie Berg und Tal treten häufig als Gegensatzpaar auf. Getrennt werden sie durch eine imaginäre Grenze, bedingen sich aber letztlich gegenseitig, wie Nietzsche zum Ausdruck bringt: »Woher kommen die höchsten Berge?
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