Today, Paris’s centuries old cathedral Notre Dame caught on fire and is in the process of being destroyed. The world famous spire and roof of the Gothic cathedral are gone, and the wooden structure that’s supporting the roof is being destroyed by the blaze. It is quite likely that if Notre Dame is ever rebuilt, it will both take years, cost a great deal and lack the historic milleau of its predecessor, built in the 12th century and completed a century later. A century to build, a day to destroy…
Officially, the fire is being referred to by the authorities as an ‘accident occurring while renovation work was in progress. ‘ While this might be true, the complete destruction involved is against it. To think of this as an accident is to assume the following:
1.The timing (holy week) and the recent previous vandalizing of Churches throughout France in recent weeks at Saint-Sulpice and Saint Denis (and its priceless pipe organ) are just, you know, coincidences. ( Just in passing, the media isn’t reporting much on this)
2. The Muslims in Paris are very peaceful, law abiding and respect other religions.
3 The construction crew doing the repairs would never hire Muslims.
3) No Muslim or Muslims would risk their jobs to take the opportunity to destroy one of Christianity’s most famous buildings in Holy Week.
4 The construct crew was so incompetent that they set multiple fires in different parts of the area they were working on…whoopsie.
Let’s just say Je suis très sceptique. *
On the other hand, we all know the timing and the previous vandalism of France’s churches is suspicious, also that generally, speaking many Muslims in Paris are neither peaceful, law abiding or respectful of other people’s religions in the least. And that it Muslim migrants frequently are involved in construction work, and that any construction company entrusted with working on a famous landmark and a major tourist attraction would be chosen by the City of Paris based on their track record of safety and successful completion of jobs like this.
The last I heard, the fire had spread to Ile de la Cité, a pleasant little island in the Seine within the city of Paris. The population of about 1,000 people has been evacuated. The Seine isn’t particularly wide there, so there’s the unpleasant possibility of spreading further.
Eh Bien, what happens if the authorities find out it was Muslims who burned down Notre Dame?
My guess would be nothing. Much of France’s media has already bought into surrender, and President Macron’s victory in what was one of France’s few crooked elections was definitely helped by a Muslim block vote, especially in Paris and Marseilles. So in my opinion, no matter what this will be kept quiet and marked down as an accident…tres triste, n’est pah?**
Even if it does go public, the media will caution against, you know, hate speech. After all, what’s a few centuries of civilization? Even Pope Francis would likely call for calm and tolerance.
What Hitler and the Nazis couldn’t do, France’s invited ‘guests’ seem to have begun, and not just in Paris. The match has been lit. We’ll see what happens.
* I’m very skeptical.
**Very sad, isn’t it?
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