Video curated by James Lileks, he notes
“Assembled in the days after the attack. I just cut what I had on the TiVo. The hymn at the end is “For Those In Peril On the Sea,” taken from the Crimson Tide soundtrack. What gets me about the opening is my child’s happy obliviousness, and my dog reading the unease.”
Take ten minutes to reflect on Sep-11-2001, a watershed event for the US in the 21st century that I have come to believe is a harbinger and not an outlier. Last year I hoped that “our children can live in less interesting times.” It’s clear to me now that it will not be possible for them or our grandchildren to do so.
See also these 9-11 related posts.
- Take a Moment to Recall 8 Years Ago
- Lesser Sons of Greater Fathers
- Take a Moment to Recall 9 Years Ago
- Remembering What Happened
Update Sep-12: I found this very moving because it focused on the people and not the destruction.
h/t Victory Girls
I will return to regular topics of bootstrapping, innovation, new product introduction shortly, but I don’t think it hurts to pop up out of the Silicon Valley tech bubble to reflect on larger issues a few times a year.
See also “The Planes All Came Down” by James Lileks.
“I not only bow to the inevitable, I am fortified by it.”
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