By the mid-17th century fireworks were used for entertainment on an unprecedented scale in Europe, being popular even at resorts and public gardens.  With the publication of Deutliche Anweisung zur Feuerwerkerey (1748), methods for creating fireworks were sufficiently well-known and well-described that "Firework making has become an exact science."  In 1774 Louis XVI ascended to the throne of France at age 20. After he discovered that France was not self-sufficient in gunpowder, a Gunpowder Administration was established; to head it, the lawyer Antoine Lavoisier was appointed. Although from a bourgeois family, after his degree in law Lavoisier became wealthy from a company set up to collect taxes for the Crown; this allowed him to pursue experimental natural science as a hobby. 
That mistake left the Catholic church intact…this one shattered it into a thousand masonic pieces, with Yiddish trim, and as is the tradition of the current modernity the victims are not even aware of it; suffering, without knowing the reason for their suffering; prone to and falling victim to every spiritual, emotional and physical disease known to man; beseiged by the demon, sifted like wheat, tossed about, no matter the direction and power - and like the “answer” - sung by the late Mary Travers ….still “blowing in the wind.”
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