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Offline Balthasar

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Mecca redevelopment sparks heritage concerns
« on: February 07, 2013, 12:09:06 PM »


P.S: Comparative Christian News...please leave it here! Thanks!

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/07/world/meast/saudi-heritage-destruction-mecca/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

I can't imagine the level of outrage, chaos and destruction if it were a Christian country doing half of the things the evil Saudis do. What could be the reason for the difference?

I like how one of the blogger put it:

""Most imposing is the Royal Mecca Clock Tower, a 120-floor hotel that resembles London's Big Ben" Don't forget to fix the date permanently at 570AD ... :D


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Re: Mecca redevelopment sparks heritage concerns
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2013, 12:09:47 PM »


P.S: Comparative Christian News...please leave it here! Thanks!

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/07/world/meast/saudi-heritage-destruction-mecca/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

I can't imagine the level of outrage, chaos and destruction if it were a Christian country doing half of the things the evil Saudis do. What could be the reason for the difference?

I like how one of the blogger put it:

""Most imposing is the Royal Mecca Clock Tower, a 120-floor hotel that resembles London's Big Ben" Don't forget to fix the date permanently at 570AD ... :D



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Re: Mecca redevelopment sparks heritage concerns
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2013, 12:13:38 PM »

They have too much money....it corrupts. 
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