Is it not sad that zealotry can destroy in an instant what belief and faith have preserved for millennia?
Remember that quote from Paul Watson of Greenpeace: “It doesn’t matter what is true, it only matters what people believe is true.”
Perhaps what he should have thought about is: “It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel.”
― Anatole France.
There is nothing in this world more dangerous than a true believer.
Zealots at work:
Zealots on the march:
If we are lucky, they will spend years in a Peruvian Jail. But don’t bet much on it happening.
edited to add this photo showing the damage to the site (area outlined in red):
It is from here:
The damage is impossible to repair.