Skip to comments.Flight 93 Memorial Blogburst: Memorial Project Still Helping The Hijacker Fix His Disguise
Posted on 07/29/2009 10:27:10 AM PDT by Starman417
After denying for 4 years that the Crescent of Embrace memorial to Flight 93 will contain 44 inscribed memorial panels (equaling the number of passengers, crew, AND terrorists) the Memorial Project has announced a new design that appears to collapse three of the panels into one:
[If you are a newcomer, the Plaza sits in the position of the star on architect Paul Murdoch's giant Islamic crescent and star flag. They call the giant crescent a broken circle now, but the unbroken part of the circle--what symbolically remains standing in the wake of 9/11--is completely unchanged. It is still a giant Islamic-shaped crescent, still pointing to Mecca.]
The focus of the Plaza is the two part Memorial Wall that follows the path of Flight 93 down to the crash site. As before, the lower section of wall contains 40 memorial panels, inscribed with the names of the 40 heroes. Instead of being small translucent panels set into the wall, they will now be 8 foot tall slabs. Nice.
The symbolically significant change is in the separate upper section of Memorial Wall that will be inscribed with the 9/11 date. In the original design, this separate upper section of wall contained three additional inscribed memorial panels:
The wall on the left is designated: WALL WITH INSCRIBED NAMES ON FOLDED BAND OF TRANSLUCENT MARBLE. The opening between the two sections of wall is marked TRAIL, and the wall on the right is designated: WALL WITH INSCRIBED DATE.
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Are they still planning on building it on land taken by force from its rightful owners, too?
Kind of hard to make out in the thicket of words, but isn’t the reason the crescent part of the wall points almost exactly at Mecca because the plane went down pointed that way? I wonder what nearby geographic locales would have had a direction to Mecca that exactly matched the wall/plane’s orientation. Anything interesting in that arc?
"Hey, we built an enormous star and crescent for you, Akbar. Please kill us last!".
The folks that approved that design are traitors, pure and simple.
“It’s a religion of peace! It’s a religion of peace! Peace!” ::Puts fingers in ears:: “Lalalalalal! I can’t hear you! Religion of peace!”
And should they begin building this abortion it’s up to the PEOPLE to literally tear it down, day by day. Maybe that’ll get the message out!
A complete redesign is the only acceptable solution to this controversy. Eliminate this obscenity.
Appalling. You might as well build a mosque on the site to celebrate the death of infidels.
Makes a lot of sense, doesn’t it.
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