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16 Acres And A Fuel


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16 Acres And A Fuel

Bill C. Davis

It was "cheap" aviation fuel and an emotion that brought down the World Trade Center. To be sure, the towers themselves were also an emotion that yielded ten million square feet of office space - erected with the industrious heat of ambition and an Ayn Rand sense of manifest destiny. Whether the hit on the towers was organized rage or cold-blooded orchestration it was the mother lode of fossil fuel that sustained the flames that melted the integrity of the building and returned 16 acres to pure possibility.