of our regular visitors around the World, might wonder
why it took us few days, before posting anything about
this tragedy. As we are sure this attack came as
a shock to the entire world, it's intensity and
outrageous violent result were a direct hit to any
human being that has any kind of feelings.
Guilt by association
was our initial reaction, as Egyptians, Arabs and Moslems,
especially, if you live abroad, specifically in North
America and particularly in the USA. Many
of us have lived here many years, in many cases longer
than we've ever lived in our birth countries. We
know for a fact that we have enjoyed the freedom,
democracy and above all have been living in peace and
As we've mentioned on
several occasions, since the start of "The
Egyptian Castle" almost four years ago, we've
stayed away from two issues, politics and religion,
but stood right by any issue that touched human lives
in general, affecting the lives of innocent people,
and spoke up for the right of everyone to live with dignity
and in peace.
It is our duty to report the facts
and condemn violence against innocent people.
The cowardly terrorist attack that
took place on September 11in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania
is something each of us
will always remember.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to
all who've been directly affected by this horrific
While the attack took place on
United States soil, it was in truth an attack on all
the people of this world how we live, work and are
able to interact with each other.
Terrorism is designed to emotionally
demoralize people and immobilize countries, their
citizens and businesses. The ultimate goal of any
terrorist act is to bring society to a halt.
attacks of this past week have created a challenge for
all of us, wherever we live in the world. We have
great faith that all of us worldwide will rise
to the challenges of reaching out to those less
fortunate while moving ahead both personally and
professionally in order to defeat the ultimate,
paralytic goal of terrorist acts.