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Notre Dame Cathedral ON FIRE!

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by HankD, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. HankD

    HankD Well-Known Member
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    I do want to be fair and I don't need really to read much about "Protestant Christianity" and its atrocities like the Church of England for instance or Martin Luther or Calvin as I have done so when I left the Church of Rome in search of like minded others I had done my homework.

    However the RCC makes the Protestant deeds minuscule comparatively speaking with the shedding of the blood of millions in the Crusades, the Spanish and Latin Inquisitions, the centuries of murder against the Waldensians, the Huguenots and many others down through the centuries - an ocean of blood.

    Then I discovered the Baptists who were/are not technically "protestants"(Protestants IMO are the illegitimate children of Rome).

    What especially attracted me to Baptists was that they were very rarely the aggressors of the shedding of human blood but often the recipients of the rage of those bearing the mark of Cain.
     
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    My fellow insomniac, the crusades were a defensive measure to secure Christian access to the Holy Land (the one on the middle east, not Kentucky) then oppressed by the usual jihadi terrorists psychopaths.
     
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    I know basically nothing about the history of the building other than the Hunchback stayed there in the old movie I watched as a kid and it seemed a pretty impressive place. To think of this historical building being lost seems like a big loss indeed.
     
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    Speak for yourself. My family came here to escape poverty and tyrannical rule.
     
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    The Gospel hasn't gone out from Notre Dame in ages. It might as well burn.
     
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    Indeed God does enable men to accomplish many thing from human ingenuity and idealism. The cathedral is an example. I am also a diabetic and would by medical standards have died many years ago without insulin. I have benefited from those advances.

    The problem comes when man, in his wickedness, builds a house then fills it with his idols and relics.
     
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    Who bears the mark of Cain?
     
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    And now you are broke and Trump is your President. :D:Roflmao:D:Roflmao:D:Roflmao
     
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    Though it seems likely that the fire's cause was related to the renovation, I don't think that's been confirmed. As to why the fire was so great despite hundreds of firefighters on scene, the main roof was made of wood, a fact about which I had no clue. One MSM report (of an earlier writing about the cathedral) said that 13,000 oaks were used in its construction. One of the fire pics shows the enormous rafters, afire but not yet consumed. Wood surrounded by stone of great height made it near impossible to accurately apply water from ground or ladder, and also made for a tall chimney effect that intensified the flames. Water bombing, so important in fighting wildfires, was impractical because it wouldn't be sufficiently accurate and the impact of thousands of pounds might actually cause a collapse.
     
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    Yea, fat Donny ... the mad hatter from NYC. Anyway the wife’s going in to remove the tumor in May. If all goes well and she heals up we will move someplace.... maybe Columbia... you can live well and cheap there.
     
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    Murderers.
     
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    Cain Corso bull dogs... they cut the ears back
     
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    I agree. However - Everything, EVERYTHING of the glory of man will be consumed in the final conflagration.
     
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    :)

    Actually my odd hours are the result of being retired for many years.

    Sometimes when I awaken I don't if its morning or evening especially as the days grow longer. :)
     
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    Actually, I work third shift.
     
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    Yeah, Colombia had a great President with Alvaro Uribe. Colombia is the most beautiful country in the world and the people of Colombia are the worst people in the world. I had some friends from there and they have fabulous Christmas decorations in the department of Antioquia. Also, a few years ago there children's theatre produced some world class Christmas videos. Flowers are everywhere and coffee is unbeatable. I think that about a fourth of all bird species are found in Colombia. The Indianapolis Museum of Art displayed the Crown of the Andes, as Colombia is rich in emeralds. It was beautiful beyond words:

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    OH, I forgot!
     
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