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9/11 in Numbers (Part III): How Have Things Changed?

Since 9/11, the government and most individuals are in weaker financial health, government has aggressively expanded, and the United States appears to be in a weaker position as a global superpower. That said, the United States still remains unmatched militarily, and … Continue reading

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9/11 in Numbers (Part II): Climate and Energy

Since 9/11, climate data appears mixed, while energy consumption in the United States has undergone a notable amount of change. Climate Measures of climate change present a mixed picture for the United States. While the average global monthly concentration of carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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9/11 in Numbers (Part I): The U.S. Military

Since 9/11, the United States military has changed in several fundamental ways. Here are just a few of them: The Defense budget grew by 155% from FY2001 to FY2011 The number of active military personnel increased by 3.6% The Army and … Continue reading

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Music During 9/11

People have a tendency to develop emotional memories after a particularly traumatic event. Sometimes they are able to repress these memories, only reminded of them after hearing a sound or a song that brings them back. While I was fortunately … Continue reading

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