[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,  1999)
Presumably, E. B. White was “in on” the 9/11 attacks.
Good to know.