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January 10, 2014 § Leave a comment


For many years Denver International Airport was home to one of the most remarkable airport carpets ever created – a portrayal of man’s ascent from single-celled organism through fish and ape to homo sapiens. It even dared to look into the future where – around Gate 26 or so – it posited mankind as a fleet of interstellar brain-ships, travelling the galaxy in search of zinc. However, a politically influential Denver church objected to the carpet’s portrayal of evolution, and the carpet was unceremoniously removed in 2001. It was replaced by DEN’s present featureless carpet, which, as one proponent suggested, “does not distract us from raising our eyes to Heaven.”  read more


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