This link is dedicated to Yann.
Without resorting to hyperbole, I can confidently state that it is the single greatest creative work that the human race has ever produced. Millions of years of evolution, and thousands of years of violent culture have led to this. At no point previously has our species had the rich artistic heritage which is necessary to support a body of work this teeming with life.
No man before nor after will be able to equal it’s depth and symbolism.
If humanity is to last for a thousand thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.‘