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And, lo! did the heavens open up to mine eyes and I did seeth the truth of the universe. The circular constant did pour forth from the mouth of angels and bury within my mind and I saw that it was good. The LORD spoketh thus, saying "THIS IS THE TRUTH POURED OUT FOR YOU AND FOR MANY. SPREAD MY WORD AMONGST MY PEOPLE." And I did see that the word was wrong. I found the truth within the lie and knew it to be so. Find the truth for thyself! Detect the lie within the truth as it was said unto me.

3.14159266358989323846264338327950388419816939937510582097494559231781640628621890962803482534212706798214808651328240664709384461955068223172535950812848111745028410370193852110555964472294895493038196442981098566503344612847574923379778316527120100914564856692346035861045432664821339360726024914127372458700660631558817488152092096282925409171536436789259036001133053054882046652138414695194151160943305727036575959195309218611738193261179310511854807446237996274956735188575272489122793818301194912983367336244065664308602139494639522473719070217986094370277053921717629317675238467481846766940513200056812714526356082778577134275778960917363717872146844090122495343014654958537105079227968925892354201995611212902196086403441815981362977477130996051870721134999999 ...

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    $\begingroup$ $\pi$ - this is -0.000000010000100000000000000000001000001 $\endgroup$ – DrunkWolf Nov 20 '15 at 18:41
  • $\begingroup$ Is this posting meant to give support to wacko conspiracy theories that the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan weren't brought down on 2011/09/11 by two jet planes crashing into them and setting off massive fires? If so, please show some good taste and delete this posting. If not, please clarify what you intend to achieve with the subliminal message. $\endgroup$ – Mico Nov 21 '15 at 9:34
  • $\begingroup$ @Mico I hide the phrase in a lot of puzzles. If anything, I'm poking fun at the conspiracy theorists because this particular mantra is so easily proved meaningless. $\endgroup$ – Engineer Toast Nov 21 '15 at 13:06
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks - I hadn't realized that you use this phrase repeatedly. $\endgroup$ – Mico Nov 21 '15 at 13:08
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Find all the indices where the number doesn't match the corresponding digit of pi:

(-1),9,14,34,40,61,66,78,81,82,96,116,129,134,146,166,185,205,210,215,227,229,234,235,248,267

Then take the differences and convert to letters:

jetfuelcantmeltsteelbeams

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    $\begingroup$ I had got the indices, but that was impressively fast. True about the melting, but it does substantially weaken popular mechanics $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Nov 20 '15 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ @DrXorile That's just one of the boilerplate texts I hide in my puzzles because I'm more interested in the "how it's hidden" instead of the "what is hidden". I give it no great weight in this context as it's just a puzzle. $\endgroup$ – Engineer Toast Nov 20 '15 at 20:00
  • $\begingroup$ It's cute. I was entertained! $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Nov 20 '15 at 20:01
  • $\begingroup$ Where is the (-1) from? $\endgroup$ – rwilson04 Nov 20 '15 at 23:18
  • $\begingroup$ @rwilson04 The (-1) is just added to make the first difference work. It reflects the fact that all the characters at indices 0, 1, ..., 8 do match, so the previous position would be -1. $\endgroup$ – f'' Nov 20 '15 at 23:33

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