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    Notre Dame Cathedral Burns Down

    The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral is presently burning down. Paris enjoys 12 million tourists a year to see the centuries-old cathedral, which is now turning to ruins.



    (View video on YouTube)

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    Holy shit. That's a nasty loss of historical value.

    My mom is literally in tears right now. She spent a lot of time in Paris and loves the place.

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    Ya, it's bad... the video I linked is just of the spire falling... the whole place is engulfed.
    It's a national disaster for the French... and many many Christians around the world.

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    It is just a building. Catholics are weeping and wailing. From the gospels I thought living in the spirit was about the hereafter, not material things in the here and now. God is everywhere not in any one place.

    Jews traditionally rejected any icons representing god. From the news there was worship of the alledged crown of thorns stored in the church.

    Maybe they can build a hospital over the ruins.

    Natural disasters are claimed by some Christians as punishment for gays. Perhaps this is god's punishment for Catholic sex abuse. After all he destroyed humanity for going astray.

    I have no sympathy for the worship of icons and places.

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    I had the TV on for some of the coverage and kept expecting to hear that terrorism was involved. What a relief that (so far) that's not being claimed.
    I'm still waiting for a televangelist to tell us some deeper meaning about God withdrawing his protection. Haven't heard any yet.

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    Such a shame though that God doesn't like Christians. Apparently. Perhaps they should stop being such cunts? Perhaps that would stop God punishing them? Also, Al Aqsa mosque was burning at the same time. Yesterday wasn't a good day to be a theist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrZoidberg View Post
    Such a shame though that God doesn't like Christians. Apparently. Perhaps they should stop being such cunts? Perhaps that would stop God punishing them? Also, Al Aqsa mosque was burning at the same time. Yesterday wasn't a good day to be a theist.

    Al Aqsa was burning, too? I hadn’t heard that. Weird.

    It was a beautiful building indeed. Difficult to separate that, sometimes, from the profound harm Christianity has done. But I did enjoy the craftsmanship very very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhea View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by DrZoidberg View Post
    Such a shame though that God doesn't like Christians. Apparently. Perhaps they should stop being such cunts? Perhaps that would stop God punishing them? Also, Al Aqsa mosque was burning at the same time. Yesterday wasn't a good day to be a theist.

    Al Aqsa was burning, too? I hadn’t heard that. Weird.

    It was a beautiful building indeed. Difficult to separate that, sometimes, from the profound harm Christianity has done. But I did enjoy the craftsmanship very very much.
    Not nearly as serious though. Al Aqsa is a collection of buildings. It was one of the less significant buildings that burned.

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    So, a WHOLE bunch of people are now on various boards blaming Muslims for Notre Dame.
    The fact that experts say it was not arson is PROOF that the Muslime did it, but the pussy media is afraid to publish the fact, or the pussy government is lying about the fact.


    Makes me wonder what the conspiracy overlap is.

    How many people think that Muslims were innocent scapegoats for 9/11, which was an inside job, that muslims took credit for....

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    believe that Notre Dame was a Muslim attack... For which no one has taken credit...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ideologyhunter View Post
    I'm still waiting for a televangelist to tell us some deeper meaning about God withdrawing his protection. Haven't heard any yet.
    I have overheard my coworker's phone, apparently this isn't an attack, it's just SYMBOLIC of the fact that Europe is 'lost' to the Muslims.

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