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Old 16th April 2019, 03:32 PM   #1
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The Notre Dame Cathedral fire altered the Paris skyline - CNN
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Old 16th April 2019, 03:39 PM   #2
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A true disaster and a giant lost for the humanity.
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Old 16th April 2019, 04:27 PM   #3
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Well. It's a grand disaster and I am sad, but there are people starving and nobody seems to care, but for a Cathedral they are donating over 500 M€ …
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Well. It's a grand disaster and I am sad, but there are people starving and nobody seems to care, but for a Cathedral they are donating over 500 M€ …
Good point. How much have you donated to the poor this year? And how much have you spend on diyaudio this year?

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What do starving people have to do with this cultural/historical disaster?

So not repairing that Cathedral will stop the World Hunger or something?

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World military spending totaled more than $1.6 trillion in 2015
(In cant even imagine the current value) and *that* might have some influence, anything less is irrelevant.
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Old 16th April 2019, 04:41 PM   #7
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Well. It's a grand disaster and I am sad, but there are people starving and nobody seems to care, but for a Cathedral they are donating over 500 M
It is a disaster, I'm not sad, but I have no personal connection to it.
When Windsor Castle went up in flames I thought it was an impressive sight and the sort of thing that should happen to castles
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Yes, great wars have been fought to just get the same effect ;-)

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Old 16th April 2019, 05:38 PM   #10
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It should be interesting to see whether the Yellow Vests will succeed blaming Notre Drame on Macron.

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