| Humanity began a winnowing at the first Christmas
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/22/01, 12:00 am
Now there are only two kinds of time: time before Sept. 11; time after. Time when war was an exotic pestilence in unpronounceable lands; time when it has washed ashore to towns we raise our kids in. Our investments, our travel, our commerce, are forevermore dated from that obscene wedge into history, courtesy of a faith that honors Muhammed as the last of the prophets.