What did happen exactly? I'd like to know because I sure has hell don't believe it was a bunch of guys with a few hours of Microsoft Flight Sim behind them hijacking jumbo jets with plastic knives. Quoting: ANTIFAIL
"All the world's a stage."
satan rules the kingdoms.
free will and consequences allows it because we chose to turn from God.
But nothing happens that God does not allow. He controls the over-all flow of events.
Benjamin Franklin stood and addressed the Continental Congress with these words: "In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for divine protection. Our prayers, sir, were heard and they were graciously answered. All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favor....Have we now forgotten this powerful friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance?
I have lived, sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth: that God governs in the affairs of man. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?"
“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men's views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it. “
--President Wilson—The New Freedom, Chapter I: The Old Order Changeth