Tuesday, September 11, was a dark day for America, but not for America alone. It was a dark day for civilization as well. Frankly, America is lucky to have been spared tragedies that the rest of the world sees all too often. On September 11, however, terror came home. The physical tragedy is inescapable, and our hearts go out to the injured and to all those who lost their loved-ones. But there is another cost – the potential loss of hope. Our innate hope in a larger good was shattered by an unexplainable evil.
PacNet #37 – A Dark Day for Civilization
September 14, 2001