Tuesday, September 13, 2005

How Stupid Are Some People?


Maybe the designers of Crescent of Embrace (the winning design for the memorial to Flight 93) -- Paul Murdoch Architects, Nelson Byrd Woltz, RBA Partners, Sato & Boppana, Davis Langdon, George Saxton Associates, Clayton Lee Rugh, Paulynn Cue, Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski, Design Models, Inc., Steve Payne -- are Islamofacists.

But it seemed like the loveliest and most apt design to me. I love red trees and big hugs.

Now, I will concede that a giant red crescent may say "Islam" to some people with overactive imaginations, though that crescent is yellow with a star and is a symbol of the moon. A red crescent evokes Communism to me, though that is also yelly and actually a scythe. Check out the name of one of the designers -- Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski. 'Nuff said.

I did notice that "A black slate plaza and sloped wall form a front to the Sacred Ground." Black slate walls could make some people think of Mecca! Holy crap, they're right...black sloped slate walls in a red crescent is soooo Islamofacist.

And if some people do view a red crescent and black slate walls as an homage to Islam, then those people could look at it this way: non-Muslims are not allowed in Mecca. If we build our own, we can touch it all we want. So there. And then we should nuke it. That'll show 'em.

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