A note on terror, in E minor…

[New York City], for the first time in its long history is destructible. … A single flight of planes no bigger than a wedge of geese can quickly end this island fantasy, burn the towers, crumble the bridges, cremate the millions. … In the mind of whatever perverted dreamer might loose the lightning, New York must hold a steady, irresistible charm.

— E. B. White, Here Is New York (New York: Little Bookworm, [1948] 1999)

Presumably, E. B. White was “in on” the 9/11 attacks.

Good to know.


About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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2 Responses to A note on terror, in E minor…

  1. E.B. White. This initials scream, Nixon’s Cabinet; or CREEP (Committee to reelect the president).

    Obviously, 911 was an inside job

  2. Pingback: Reading notes from Lawrence Wright’s 2006 The Looming Tower… | FideCogitActio : "Omnis per gratiam" fidescogitactio @ gmail . com

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