HAHA, i dont endorse others. i am old enough to make my own "brash generalizations."
it doesnt take take the loss of just a family member to be able to state i was directly affected by 9/11. yeah, i lost a friend, yeah i was running away from a falling tower, yeah i saw with my own eyes such brutal things i should never wish another person to ever see. but because it wasnt a family member doesnt lessen the value of my feelings on the subject in the least.
its not as though people who have an opinion on these matters needs
any qualification to do so. and no, i dont have sympathy for anyone. boo hoo, we all experience hardships, i'm not going to cry over spilled milk if its yours or mine. dont know where you got the flight attendant thing from...but anyhow...tossing donna hanover and her teenage kinds out on the street...OOPS, i mean lux high rise upper east side apartment with $8,000/month in support, before she won a $6.8MM settlement, in addition to equitable division? yes, POOR THEM, i'm sure they are struggling ALL
THE WAY TO
also, if you lived in NYC around the time he had prostate issues, you would also have seen shortly thereafter how he was able to overcome his prostate cancer through a series of treatments, but that must has been over shadowed by something, what was it? oh yeah, 9/11.
you see, its not that i lack concern for anything meaningful, its just this is not meaningful to me. and i was there! i have experienced plenty to bring me down and keep me there, but you know what? what is the point? who is it for? if 9/11 taught me anything, its that this life is WAY too precious to be down at any time, to let anyone try and get the best of you and there is not enough time to go out there and try and make the best of it for yourself and those you care deeply for. its all about love. love for yourself, and love and appreciation for those around you.