October 11, 2001
We're experiencing an existential crisis:

We're experiencing an existential crisis: (via aaronland)

[H]uman justice is fallible, certainly, but it's the only kind there is. There are always too many gods, or too few, to save us. It is terrifying to realize we are all on our own, down here in the land of the mortals. But sooner or later, we have to grow up and look after ourselves, cherishing what is good in our dreams and bracing for the nightmares that must come, from inside as well as outside.

(Also see Kingwell's earlier article What September 11 was not about.)

Posted by Bill Stilwell at October 11, 2001 12:00 AM
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