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05-02-2011, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Monk View Post
Because I think it will be perceived very differently by many around the world. It's not inherently bad, it just looks bad. I know it's not an excuse to party, I just think that partying is the wrong response -- reflection is much more appropriate.

I live on a college campus, too. Much of the chanting and screaming I heard wasn't of the positive, "Go America!" variety. In other words, the impression I got was that we were celebrating a death, not celebrating our own unity, and that bothered me.
Fair enough. I will say that from what I heard here, it was mostly U-S-A chants, people singing the National Anthem, God Bless America, etc. There were obviously some exceptions, but not many. It felt good.

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