Tag: 9-11

On the Use of a Grim Joke and a National Elegy

Until then you’ll welcome into your homes the talking heads who, loving an abstraction, spread a pestilential hatred.

Paradise at Ground Zero

What I’m not expecting to hear is anyone asking how it was that about 25,000 people in the towers aided each other in an orderly evacuation, without which the casualty count would have been much higher than 2,603.

Reflections on 9/11

Is being an American worth it?

Rev. Jones and the Bonfire of his Vanity

Can modern Islam countenance freedom of religion and expression? This is one of the great questions of our time.

9-11 and the Cloud of Overwhelming Force

Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 9-11-09. Eight years ago today, and in the days immediately following, Americans found themselves bewildered. An unprecedented mood had...