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Author Topic: Another Temple desecrated  (Read 1710 times)

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Another Temple desecrated
« on: December 01, 2011, 04:19:00 pm »
This time in central Wales at the University of Lampeter.  Here's some links:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/8925373/Pagan-stone-circle-may-have-been-destroyed-in-religous-hate-attack.html#.TtY7SwuAehA.facebook

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-15967168

http://www.facebook.com/groups/24065160648/

Some believe this act was inspired by religious intolerance/hatred.  I'm not sure what to believe.  Whatever the cause I hope those responsible are caught and prosecuted to the fullest extent the law permits.
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Re: Another Temple desecrated
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2011, 11:49:34 pm »
Quote from: A Disgruntled Scotsman;32561
This time in central Wales at the University of Lampeter.  Here's some links:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/8925373/Pagan-stone-circle-may-have-been-destroyed-in-religous-hate-attack.html#.TtY7SwuAehA.facebook

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-15967168

http://www.facebook.com/groups/24065160648/

Some believe this act was inspired by religious intolerance/hatred.  I'm not sure what to believe.  Whatever the cause I hope those responsible are caught and prosecuted to the fullest extent the law permits.

 
That's terribly disturbing. And I can't believe that University official who said "There is no reason to believe that this was a result of hate crime and would consider it to be an act of vandalism."

Huh? How often do vandals destroy something that thoroughly?
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Re: Another Temple desecrated
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2011, 11:56:59 pm »
Quote from: A Disgruntled Scotsman;32561
This time in central Wales at the University of Lampeter.  Here's some links:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/8925373/Pagan-stone-circle-may-have-been-destroyed-in-religous-hate-attack.html#.TtY7SwuAehA.facebook

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-15967168

http://www.facebook.com/groups/24065160648/

Some believe this act was inspired by religious intolerance/hatred.  I'm not sure what to believe.  Whatever the cause I hope those responsible are caught and prosecuted to the fullest extent the law permits.

This is just highly wrong! I hope the perpetrator is caught and gets his or her or there come unpins!
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Re: Another Temple desecrated
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2011, 12:06:32 am »
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That's terribly disturbing. And I can't believe that University official who said "There is no reason to believe that this was a result of hate crime and would consider it to be an act of vandalism."

Huh? How often do vandals destroy something that thoroughly?


That's exactly what I thought when I read it. It wasn't graffiti  and a few broken stones. The whole place was so completely destroyed that they sectioned it off. Maybe the official was one of those who didn't approve of pagan activity?


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Re: Another Temple desecrated
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2011, 08:10:23 am »
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That's terribly disturbing. And I can't believe that University official who said "There is no reason to believe that this was a result of hate crime and would consider it to be an act of vandalism."

Huh? How often do vandals destroy something that thoroughly?

Especially as the destruction took tools -- meaning it was more likely to be planned.
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Re: Another Temple desecrated
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2011, 05:13:45 pm »
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Especially as the destruction took tools -- meaning it was more likely to be planned.

 
Exactly! I'm fairly sure "random destruction" isn't usually planned.
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