Re: World Trade Center taken out

From: Ralph Lewis (
Date: Tue Sep 11 2001 - 14:29:44 MDT

Interesting that the Empire State Building took a direct hit of an american
air force bomber with a much more explosive fuel (aviation gas) than jet
fuel and damage was minimal. Makes you wonder about building standards and
building permit enforcement today.


At 02:23 PM 9/11/2001 EDT, you wrote:
>In a message dated 9/11/01 11:18:10 AM, writes:
>>How many extropians now are weighing the idea of living in or near a
>>major city- unnecessary risk? I was leaning that way recently, and
>>now even more.
>It's not as bad as you might think. I'm in "LA" but at 50 miles from
>downtown I'd
>survive if "LA" was H-bombed. The issue is more being in symbolic areas,
>are far more restricted in size. I don't think I will ever work or live in a
>like the Empire state building now.

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