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There is at least a superficial resemblance.

We are the Priests of the Temples of Syrinx
Our great computers fill the hallowed halls.
We are the Priests, of the Temples of Syrinx
All the gifts of life are held within our walls....
 

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If 2112 is the comic series from 1991-1995 (as found via google), then it post-dates the first mention of Adeptus Mechanicus by GW.
 

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If 2112 is the comic series from 1991-1995 (as found via google), then it post-dates the first mention of Adeptus Mechanicus by GW.
Ah, youngsters. Actually, I was thinking of the classic 1976 rock album '2112' by Rush, which is not coincidentally the very first thing listed in a Google search of '2112' and whose lyrics I (in part) quoted.
 

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Ah, youngsters. Actually, I was thinking of the classic 1976 rock album '2112' by Rush, which is not coincidentally the very first thing listed in a Google search of '2112' and whose lyrics I (in part) quoted.
Yeah, before my time.

The reason i latched on the the comic thing was because of the description of the plot on wiki, which indicated a project to create superhumans. Space Marines was the first thing that crept into my mind.

Anyway, i guess i have no clue about any connection (or lack of) between 2112 and the mechanicus.
 

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hmm could based loosely on the rush song (and just heard it about 2 mins ago on planet rock....spooky)
 

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It is very possible that the Adeptus Mechanicus of GW's Warhammer 40,000 is inspired by Asimov's Foundation. It is a small book, but well worth the read.

Technology is taught as religion to the uninitiated so that an elite group retain full control. Even the 'high-priests' that are not from the sacred planet are not in on the secret of how to make the machines, but only know what 'ceremonies' to perform to make the machines work.
 

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Rush can never be before your time. Also, Foundation is a small book, but there are seven of them.
 

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I wouldn't be at all surprised if it was. A lot of early 40k lore has a lot of in jokes and titles and place names lifted from various bands.

And being a Rush Fan I wouldn't be at all surprised if the Emperor hadn't taught Geddy Lee some of those ungodly skills of him!
 

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Rush can never be before your time. Also, Foundation is a small book, but there are seven of them.
Well there are actually three books, but more were written afterwards to extend the concept and unite the Robot books. The chapters with relevance to this discussion can all be found in the very first book of the series, which is also the smallest book of the series.
 
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