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The disastrous fire of two old towers that may or may not have been up to fire code in an old Cathedral that may or may not have at one point been used to harbour pedophiles, has resulted in a wave of tributes via social media from Melbourne-based former-backpackers who were lucky enough to see it once.
Catastrophic fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, altering the city’s skyline and threatening a potent symbol of Catholicism at the start of Holy Week.
The fire burned for several hours, destroying the iconic French cathedral’s spire and roof before firefighters contained the blaze early Tuesday morning.
As reported earlier today by the Betoota Advocate, the tragic fire spurred on thousands of Australia’s culturally elite to post photos of the time they went there, and how the fire made them feel.
The news-dominating Parisian disaster has left Victoria’s Indigenous Community wondering how to best bring out the same kind of emotive response from their politically woke government and inner-city allies.
This comes as Djab Wurrung Elders call for supporters to join them as they protest the planned removal of sacred trees, that have sat in the ground for roughly 30 generations of ongoing Indigenous sovereignty, for the Western Highway bypass..
“Should we go and find an ugly white boy to stick up one of the trees?” said one local protestor.
“Isn’t that what saved the Cathedral from being knocked down in the early 1800s?”
“Maybe we should just lease it to the Catholics and let them make millions off running tours through here”
The Victorian Premier’s absence from social media today is believed to be directly related to the fact that showing any form of mourning for the 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral might put him at risk of acknowledging the 800-year-old sacred trees scheduled to be mowed down by VicRoads in development.
However, with a lack of Eurocentric culture and renaissance art to spruik, the trees are unlikely to demand any attention from Melbourne’s well-travelled left-wing Francophiles, who are more interested in seeing a faster route to the McLaren Vale wine region.
“It’s such a shame what’s happening to those trees” said one Brunswick resident, Wyatt Privolic.
“I just wish there was a plebiscite I could vote on to let the government know how I feel about this”
“I voted yes in 2017 by the way”