Did America’s Enemies Win the War?
I awoke this morning as I did on the morning 21 years ago to this date—on the couch after falling asleep watching television the night before.
9/11 started out as any other morning for me, then I spent most of the next couple days on the couch trying to process it.
Today, the 9/11 tragedy turns legal adult drinking age, but what has America learned in the past score and one years?
Ever since that fateful day, we’ve been conditioned to believe that certain types of foreigners hate us for our freedom.
Consider some of the freedoms that exist in a post-9/11 America.
- A freedom granting one the specific inability to travel or become gainfully employed if he cannot produce documents stating that he was injected with an experimental serum, the duty of which was to ward off a mild sickness that nearly everyone would inevitably catch, regardless of the injection.
- An abstract concept of freedom championed by a regime that concomitantly advocated the Supreme Commandment: One must bear close resemblance to a surgical doctor (or nurse) to be allowed entry into public spaces.
Odd notions of freedom, certainly.
Practicing baseball in the backyard the other day, my five-year-old son asked me what freedom is. He may have secretly been watching Braveheart in his free time for all I know. He gave the Gibsonesque “Freedom!” yell after asking me.
I was a bit puzzled. Everyone knows about freedom…
“He should know about freedom too,” I thought. “After all, isn’t freedom built into human nature or into us as Americans or something like that?”
I had to look it up. Merriam-Webster defined it multiple ways.
Freedom — The quality or state of being free: such as
- the absence of nec
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