9/11: A Loss of Innocence?

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Reflecting on the events of 9/11, one veteran journalist called the events of that day "a loss of innocence."  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the primary connotations of the word innocence (from the Latin, innocentia) are: 1. Freedom from sin, guilt, or moral wrong in general; the state of being untainted with, or unacquainted with, evil; moral purity. 2. Freedom from specific guilt; the fact of not being guilty of that with which one is charged; guiltlessness. 3. Freedom from … [Read more...]


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