Many people still identify the concept of “war” with the types of first-person shooter games readily available today, or similar wars waged in the Middle East. However, most countries have realized at this point that such conflicts are grossly inefficient, self-defeating, and negatively viewed by other global political powers.
20 years ago today several planes were used as weapons, while one was not. The passengers and crew of United Flight 93 had two essential advantages which the others didn’t. They had knowledge of the situation, and they acted as a collective.