The Pyramids: They are one of the wonders of our world, the symbol of the once-great society of ancient Egypt. They are iconic and timeless, standing for thousands of years, defying precise measurements of their age. To most they represent a mammoth feat of human endeavor – a triumph of engineering, mathematics and human labor that itself spanned generations.
For years, Muslims have plotted to destroy them.
That’s right. Now that violent fundamentalist Muslims hold the nation of Egypt in their thrall, calls for the destruction of the ancient Pyramids have begun anew. The Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) reported Tuesday that “Bahrain’s ‘Sheikh of Sunni Sheikhs’ and president of National Unity, Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud, called on Egypt’s new president, Muhammad Morsi, to ‘destroy the Pyramids and accomplish what the Sahabi Amr bin al-As could not.’”