It’s unseemly to mock the destruction of Notre Dame as if it were of no consequence. It represents human achievement & the labor of thousands of workers, many of whom died in its construction. But it certainly should be kept in perspective since carpet bombing in so many countries has destroyed structures even older & just as impressive as Notre Dame. This article is about the Uyghur genocide in China which may have recently demolished a Uyghur mosque as old as Notre Dame.