Dismal Shadow

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“I will stand on my ground as an atheist until your god shows up...If my irreligious bothers you much, and if you think everything I do is heresy to your god I don't care. Heresy is for those who believe, I don't. So, it isn't heresy at all!


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Arantor

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #1, on September 11th, 2011, 01:36 AM »
The loss of several thousand lives was an atrocity, but another was in the way the world changed, with all the things carried out in its name, where men will trade their liberty in the name of security.
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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #2, on September 11th, 2011, 02:10 AM »
I just typed out a pretty long rant that might have been offensive and promptly deleted it.

Let's just say I agree with Aranator 178%.

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Dismal Shadow

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #4, on September 11th, 2011, 02:19 AM »
Why didn't? :P
I wonder what rant it is...
Let me guess... a conspiracy about that day?

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #5, on September 11th, 2011, 02:25 AM »
My rant wasn't about any conspiracy or lack of one. I don't know, don't really care too much to be honest - the fact is, it happened and destroyed the lives of a great many people, directly or indirectly. But in the aftermath, the world has ever since been at war 'on terror', and things like the TSA exist out of a misguided sense of trying to 'protect the free world'.

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #6, on September 11th, 2011, 04:36 AM »
My condolences to those who lost a loved one on 9/11. I remember being in 1st grade and, really, not knowing just how tragic of an event this was. I only remember everyone I knew being glued to the TV for days.
Quote from Arantor on September 11th, 2011, 01:36 AM
The loss of several thousand lives was an atrocity, but another was in the way the world changed, with all the things carried out in its name, where men will trade their liberty in the name of security.
+1
Quote from Ben Franklin
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #7, on September 11th, 2011, 04:57 AM »
I've been on the top of the World Trade Center.  It was a beautiful view.  While standing there looking out upon the curvature of the Earth, I never dreamed I might be making THIS decision...

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Re: A Day of Remembrance
« Reply #8, on September 11th, 2011, 12:21 PM »
Quote from Arantor on September 11th, 2011, 01:36 AM
The loss of several thousand lives was an atrocity, but another was in the way the world changed, with all the things carried out in its name, where men will trade their liberty in the name of security.
Without liberty there no security, without security there no liberty. Those who give up either don't deserve either.

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