Confused malcontents swilling Chardonnay while awaiting the Zombie Apocalypse.
That explains the idea of scrapping the old city and just starting over.
I will guess the RICH will enjoy the new city the poor will live as they have for eons in Egypt .
It is ILLEGAL to photograph from the many bridges that cross the Canal FYI but if you did you would see the carcasses of the animals cattle, donkeys and horses thrown into the canal and washed ultimately out to see .
If you go to the city of the dead it is a thriving where the poorest live and the rich come every night to pick up the little girls and boys on offer in their hundreds