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Anthropology Professor on 9/11

Dr. Stross is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. He has conducted research throughout Mexico and Central America. As an anthropologist, he is concerned with culture, meaning, and the presuppositions that inform our interpretations of what we experience. As a linguistic anthropologist, he is interested in communication systems and social interaction. He studies languages and cultures, past and present, of Latin America, including indigenous Mesoamerica (

I found Dr. Stross on the invaluable and asked him a few questions regarding the event. Although the text is brief, Stross is logical, persuasive, and comes from a respected academic position. His response is appreciated.

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1) What aspects of the official story of 9/11 do you most take issue with?