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This day has changed the history of the world .People have seen cruelty in the original form and some have not even recovered from the great mental depression.

Let us express our feelings towards the sufferers of the tragedy on < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />September 11, 2001, at New York and  share with all some of the feelings of millions of educated on "Terrorism" and about the difference it has made in our lives, individual and collective.

Let us also recollect the other great historical event that occurred on the soil of United states Of America a superpower on the same date viz. 11th September. Coincidently the appearance of Swami Vivekananda on the platform of the Parliament of Religions of Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago is also on September 11th in 1893 and preached the importance of love among all religions. Strangely the great Swami, in his very first lecture, spoke mainly on tolerance and Universal Acceptance. He said, `we believe not only in Universal tolerance but we accept all religions as true'. He quoted from a famous hymn to God Siva written by Pushpadanta several centuries ago, which stated, `As the different streams having their sources in different places all mingle their water in to the sea, so, O Lord, the different paths which men take through different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to Thee'.

He then concluded with the following wonderful words, which appear  most appropriate to be quoted before: `Sectarianism, bigotry, and its horrible descendent, fanaticism have long possessed this beautiful earth. They have filled the earth with violence, drenched it often and often with human blood, destroyed civilization and sent whole nations to despair

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