Rolling Stone confronts the shadow after promoting an article about Notre Dame with a & # 39; disrespectful & # 39; quote

& # 39; His burning feels like an act of liberation & # 39 ;: Rolling Stone Magazine criticized for promoting an article about Notre Dame on social media with a controversial quote

  • The magazine spoke to historians and architects about the future of Notre Dame for an article published yesterday titled & # 39; How should France rebuild Notre Dame? & # 39;
  • An interviewed Harvard historian, Patricio del Real, said the cathedral was so overloaded with the sense that burning it seems a liberating act & # 39;
  • Twitter users have dropped the use of Rolling Stone as a promotional quote
  • Many said that for Catholics Notre Dame never & # 39; too much & # 39; could have meaning

Harvard historian Patricio del Real said that Notre Dame & # 39; was so overloaded with the meaning that burning it is a liberating act & # 39;

Harvard historian Patricio del Real said that Notre Dame & # 39; was so overloaded with the meaning that burning it is a liberating act & # 39;

Rolling Stone Magazine received a fierce reaction today after promoting an article about the fire of Notre Dame with a quote that described the disaster as an & # 39; act of liberation & # 39 ;.

The monthly interviewed architects and historians for a part about the significance of Paris and what should happen after the Monday fire, which claimed the iconic spire of the cathedral and most of its roof.

The article – titled & # 39; How should France rebuild Notre Dame? & # 39; – states that for some people … Notre Dame has served as a deep-rooted symbol of resentment, a monument to a profoundly flawed institution and an idealized Christian-European France that has demonstrably never existed.

He then quotes Harvard University architecture historian Patricio del Real, who gave a unique perspective on the significance behind the eruption.

& # 39; The building was so overloaded that burning it feels like an act of liberation, & # 39; Real said.

The Rolling Stone magazine is faced with a backlash after using a pull quote to promote an article about the fire of Notre Dame that it is an & # 39; act of liberation & # 39; called

The Rolling Stone magazine is faced with a backlash after using a pull quote to promote an article about the fire of Notre Dame that it is an & # 39; act of liberation & # 39; called

The Rolling Stone magazine is faced with a backlash after using a pull quote to promote an article about the fire of Notre Dame that it is an & # 39; act of liberation & # 39; called

The spire and the spire engulfed in flames collapse while the roof of Notre Dame de Paris burns in Paris on April 15, 2019

The spire and the spire engulfed in flames collapse while the roof of Notre Dame de Paris burns in Paris on April 15, 2019

The spire and the spire engulfed in flames collapse while the roof of Notre Dame de Paris burns in Paris on April 15, 2019

Rolling Stone received a lot of criticism because he had used this as a quote on social media yesterday and the post was quickly on Twitter & # 39; relate & # 39; – which means that the ratio between responses was higher than that of likes and retweets.

According to unofficial Twitter tradition, the more answers a tweet gets about likes or retweets, the worse it is.

Many Twitter users said they had found the quote, and using it to disrespect the & # 39; article & # 39; for Catholics, for whom religion is a vital aspect of their lives and who built Notre Dame to worship God.

Brittany Pettibone wrote: & # 39; Notre Dame is not just a building, it is an 856 year old Catholic cathedral, built for God, within which Christians worship Him.

Twitter users pointed out that the Catholic Church, which built the cathedral for worship, never & # 39; too much & # 39; could have meaning

Twitter users pointed out that the Catholic Church, which built the cathedral for worship, never & # 39; too much & # 39; could have meaning

Twitter users pointed out that the Catholic Church, which built the cathedral for worship, never & # 39; too much & # 39; could have meaning

& # 39; It can never be & # 39; be overloaded with meaning & # 39 ;. These architects can adopt their slimy ideas of redesign and flush down the toilet. & # 39;

Others wondered if del Real suggested that modernists were unable to use the & # 39; intellectual expression & # 39; understanding of historical architecture, and whether he & # 39; wanted to erase history & # 39 ;.

Although it did not apologize, Rolling Stone turned out to have a mea culpa – as when the following article was promoted on Twitter, the quote from del Real did not occur.

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