Did the world change for you personally after 9/11

@astroo13 (965)
India
February 19, 2007 11:57am CST
9/11 didn't change anything in the world for me personally. My country had problems of terrorism long before 9/11 and is continuing to have that after 9/11. My life still goes on just as it was before 9/11.So does rest of my friends and family. Looking through out the world only the western world seems to be affected very much. Most countries which had problems still continue to have them. So does that mean only if the world changes for the west will the world change as a whole? Or has the world really changed just because the western world has changed?
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@XxAngelxX (2831)
• Canada
19 Feb 07
No I can't say my world really changed other than to make terrorism a topic of discussion. It really wasn't something we ever talked about prior to 9/11. But other than that, I can't say anything really changed here in the long run for me. For the first few months I was terrified and stayed in front of the tv for long periods of time, but that soon faded off and things got back to normal here. Luckily I didn't know anyone over there who lost their lives but I do feel really badly for the people who did as I'm sure it changed their lives completely.
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@astroo13 (965)
• India
19 Feb 07
That was my point. Many of the people appearing in the media say that the world has changed after 9/11. Are they saying that the world has changed just because their views and decisions have changed. If so it is ridiculous. Terrorism has always been there before 9/11 and it will be there long after 9/11.Regards
@chinese99 (139)
• United States
24 Feb 07
9/11 change nothing for me and my country . But sure change the america . 9/11 proves there's no place in the world is safe . Decent the image of america becoz they always show-off their defend system , weapon ,technologies .. As long as america stay one side between Israel and Palestine terrorism never stop .
@astroo13 (965)
• India
24 Feb 07
I personally don't think that solving the middle east problems would end terrorism. There are still major terrorist attacks taking place due to the situations in Kashmir and Chechnya and Srilanka.But solving one problem is better than leaving all problems unresolved.
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@aidonia (4210)
• Greece
19 Feb 07
I'm from Greece and personally didn't change nothing to my life after 9/11.Even for my own country changes only few thing and all of them are about security stuff. I feel only the different when I need to travel to Egypt. The security at the airport was really bigger but just he first months. Now only ay the paper but when you cross the check is almost same. For Americans was first terrorists attack in them country an of course was something they doesn't wait happen to them but the most of the countries learn live with smaller or bigger terrorist attacks
@astroo13 (965)
• India
20 Feb 07
I find it amazing to know that people in America didn't know of terrorists attacks all over the rest of the world. I guess you have to experience it first hand to get the real shock and hurt.Regards
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@hijas007 (1386)
• India
19 Feb 07
yes a lot.....that is why bush attack iraq thats why saddam executed....
@astroo13 (965)
• India
19 Feb 07
I was talking about personal lives. Saddam was killed but even if 9/11 hadn't happened Bush would have found another way.Regards.
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@blondbat (504)
• United States
24 Feb 07
i think for a while it changed alot of things in my life, and it still can make me view things in a different light. it has most of all made me more aware of the people around me - but not in a bad way. Because of where I live in the states, I am around a lot of people from many different countries and cultures. Before 9/11 I was certainly aware of this, but since then I find myself talking more about the differences in countries and cultures, just trying to understand the other side of the coin. On a national level, it just seemed to be unthinkable that anybody would do something like this to America. Watching it on TV on the West Coast was just unreal - I just sat in front of the screen dumbfounded. When I was driving home from work a few days later and looked up to see an airplane taking off from the local airport it made me cry - it was a wierd time.
@mipen2006 (5528)
• Australia
20 Feb 07
Personally for me there was no change. The shock of just what terrorists can achieve will never leave me though, as will the television images of that night (local time). Problems are just the same in the south of Thailand as they were before 9/11.