posted on Sep, 12 2009 @ 12:12 PM
Umm, I know it's The Onion and all, but did anyone think there was maybe a subtext to what they were doing/saying/asking?
Virtually everyone (pubescent onwards) masturbates, some more often than others, I'm guessing a hell of a lot of people daily... anyway, think of it
as an act of self-denial. Like the 2 minutes silence - a time to be meditative and think about what happened, the loss etc... To actually take 1 day
and to forgo something for 1 day shouldn't be that hard. Most cultures/religions have some kind of fasting event, (although not religious myself) I
see this as a focus on certain aspects of that belief, self-denial maybe to focus on being greatful for what we do have?
I guess, The Onion MAYBE did it in a kind of vulgar way, but they're probably assuming a certain degree of understanding and comprehension from their
Whether or not 9/11 was a governmental conspiracy, non-national terrorism, or whoever did it, it's still a horrible event that deserves a time of
respect and contemplation for those that died.