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It better be a fucking replica of the Great Pyramid at Giza, constructed via the original methods.
because I'll have my flying car.
sitting in your urine-stained chair, four jumpers on because your elecy fire's too expensive to run, re-using teabags, a tin of sardines for lunch, talking to the lamp about your halcyon days PROCESSING DATA.
Man, that's disappointing.
Was walking down St Thomas St by London Bridge station one evening on my way home, when I find the path blocked by a hoarding and a sign pointing out a diversion. Wondering how long I will be forced to endure this longer route, I check out the sign, telling me the path will be reopened on 1st September, 2018.
I thought it was a printing error, but it's not, they've just actually picked a date five years in the future, as if I'll mark it in my diary and I'll know I can come back.
thought you were going to say you wandered into the 1940s then for a minute.
...when we realised my time travelling hi-jinx meant I had just had sex with my own grand-daughter. She was equally cross that I also could have killed Hitler instead of laying pipe to half of blitz era London. Dozy plonker indeed, Rodney, she said".
that sign is taunting me, when it's not obscured by clouds of dust from whatever it is they're demolishing.
via the working to death of literally thousands of human beings, all of whom are either slaves or motivated by the belief that the person it is for is a living God?
Your opinion of Boris has really changed.
I'm pretty sure the modern understanding of the pyramids is that slaves weren't involved, instead they were constructed by the farmers and other labourers during periods when there was no need for them to work elsewhere.
For example, to be a *farmer* or whatever was really to be a slave, not in the sense in which the Jews of the time were, but more as we’d see a North Korean citizen currently (although even that kind of analogy is unwieldy). I’d argue that all of the people involved in the contruction, were, by modern definition slaves. Alos most of the skilled stone masons etc would have been *literally* slaves by the standards of the time.
Also the levels of death involved in building any superstructure in pre industrial times was massive, and more so in the North African context. This sort of project would have been a net consumer of people every year until it was finished.
So yeah, I’m not sure what you’ve heard is right tbh.
The march towards Spitalfields being incredibly boring and soulless marches on via this bit of amazing Boris planning (there was a document leaked recently by an internal employee that showed the people behind the investment were planning on naming a building after him as he'd forced through the redevelopment):
And I'm still not entirely sure what they're doing with Battersea Power Station this week, but sure it'll end up with lots more expensive homes for the top 0.1% in the world to 'invest' in.
This development involves the purchase and demolition of two (ex) council estates - that alone could take a decade.
ATP curating a stage too
"give me two good blokes and a shovel, we'd have had it done in a fortnight". Cheers Grandad.