Finally Made it Into the “We Are Not Afraid” Gallery

I love the Brits.

Only in England could a wonderful site like We Are Not Afraid bloom into a Web phenomenon by the middle of July of last year. It was a response to the temptation to give into despair after the subway bombings last July. I loved the site and sent them a “We Are Not Afraid” photo of my own, which is now linked to this page (I’m in the upper right hand corner).

After 9/11, I was dismayed by the “let’s let the terrorists terrify us” attitude that the American people adopted after the attacks. I wrote an essay in the fall of 2001, saying why I thought this attitude was such a serious mistake.

*Sigh*

Today, in filling out the paperwork for the mortgage on our new house, one of the forms was a “Patriot Act” form, saying the government the government has the right to review applications for loans for possible money laundering activities…
Yes, of course we completed the form, but still!

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