posted on May, 25 2009 @ 05:57 PM
I personally like the idea of a 9-11 holiday. We need to have a holiday to remember the tragedy. It seems like our Presidents, and, we, seem to
remember it every year so deeply. Regardless of truth... or what truth there is or not truth there is of it being an inside job... government or not
it was the most devastating attack on our nation since Pearl Harbor.
I think that we should have a holiday so younger people can learn about the tragedy who didn't grow up in our times we were in. I feel old now. I
remember watching the planes smashing into the twin towers... or something like that it was announced for people to turn the TVs on or something...
the events are fuzzy for me... but I think we should all have some way of passing on our memories to the younger generation. Rather than teach them
to live in fear of terrorism we should teach them that we can overcome anything.
We have reason to do so. We are fully capable of anything, as, human beings are to overcome any obstacle. Children shouldn't live in fear of the
events that will happen after 9-11. And, children shouldn't be left in the dark as to why things are happening... conspiracies aside... I think
children ought to have a right to know what happened on that day. It shouldn't be partisan or anything. Children need to learn what happened from
that day and after. So the memories pass on... so it doesn't become lost in our past and we forget about it. I think I would like the idea of a
9-11 holiday... a day of national remembrance... not for nationalism... no... but just to remember the events on those days.
Of course, I am aware that politicians could exploit it for nationalistic purposes. But, these are just my thoughts.
My fellow Americans... what do you think? Should we have a 9-11 holiday?
Foreigners here can participate in this discussion here too. I would like to know your thoughts. I think we should have a national day of
remembrance-- not for nationalism-- but to pay tribute to those who died on that day.