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louisiana Bucky Dome razed

Postby hoodlam » Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:15 pm

check out the story and leave some comments so that others know that there are people who care about the slow destruction of the arts and culture.


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Postby Nathan » Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:09 am

http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2511

Well, hooray for KCS. Doing to Louisiana what Katrina couldn't.

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Postby MD² » Sat Jan 05, 2008 4:10 pm

Here's another article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/01 ... _bit_2.php

Very sad story, and yet another reminder of the sad state cultural awareness is in.

I was watching Michael Moore's movie "Sicko" last night, and I guess that Tony Benn (former British Secretary of State for Industry and for Energy) pointed out one of the reasons for this by saying that people that are frightened & demoralised are easier to control, so the government doesn't want too much of his population to be educated, healthy, confident... and thus, aware that their cultural heritage is getting destroyed.

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Postby sky » Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:22 pm

I should have mentioned that the photos I posted here:
http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11173
were of a Bucky dome ( http://www.palomar.edu/maps/san_marcos/dome.htm ).

I walked around it to see if I could find some sort of plaque, but there was none.

Anyway, the thing that struck me about it was how it was in such great shape – on the outside anyway.


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