Posted this yesterday on Facebook. Thought’d share it here as well.
The tragedy of 9/11 was not an American tragedy. It was a human tragedy. We must change the way we see each other. We are allmore alike than different in every way. The reason we must never forget is not to remain angry and aggressive, but to learn an important lesson.
The enemies we must unite against are common, but they are not in a country in the middle east. They enemies lie within minds of all of us. Ignorance, bigotry, stupidity, hatred…these are the TRUE enemies of our civilization. Until we learn this as a community, a humancommunity, I’m afraid we will continue to live in a world where the next 9/11 could happen at any time.
So, I remember. I remember and mourn the lives of the thousands of innocent humans that died on September 11th, so that I might learn. I remember, so that I might grow. I remember, so that I might contribute in some tiny way to the evolution of humanity and not its destruction.