The Burj Khalifa Opened Today

It’s a gorgeous building, and gives off, at least for me, a 1920s Art Deco feel—like something out of Metropolis—a 21st century Tower of Babel (Tower of Bab-OIL). Vanity of vanities, or an inspiring human achievement?:

And here it is from a helicopter:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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