August 27, 2007 ”“ World renowned scientist, Lynn Margulis, Ph.D., today
severely criticized the official account of 9/11 and called for a new investigation,
“I suggest that those of us aware and concerned demand that the glaringly
erroneous official account of 9/11 be dismissed as a fraud and a new, thorough,
and impartial investigation be undertaken.ï¿½?
One of America’s most prominent scientists, Dr. Margulis is Distinguished
University Professor in the Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts
– Amherst. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1983 and served
as Chairman of the Academy’s Space Science Board Committee on Planetary
Biology and Chemical Evolution. In 1999, President Bill Clinton presented Dr.
Margulis with the National Medal of Science, America’s highest honor for scientific
achievement, “for her outstanding contributions to understanding of the
development, structure, and evolution of living things, for inspiring new research
in the biological, climatological, geological and planetary sciences, and for
her extraordinary abilities as a teacher and communicator of science to the
In her statement on PatriotsQuestion911.com, Dr. Margulis referred to 9/11
as “this new false-flag operation, which has been used to justify the
wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as unprecedented assaults on research,
education, and civil libertiesï¿½?. She compared 9/11 to several self-inflicted
attacks that had been used in the past to arouse people’s fear and hatred
and justify war, including the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor, the
Reichstag Fire, and Operation Himmler, which Germany used to justify the invasion
of Poland, the trigger for World War II.
Dr. Margulis credited “the research and clear writing by David Ray Griffin
in his fabulous books about 9/11ï¿½? for providing much of the information
that formed her opinion about 9/11. She specifically lauded The New Pearl Harbor
and The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions, “which provides
overwhelming evidence that the official story is contradictory, incomplete,
Internationally acclaimed for her ground-breaking scientific work, Dr. Margulis
is an elected member of The World Academy of Art and Science, an organization
of 500 of the world’s leading thinkers, chosen for eminence in art, the
natural and social sciences, and the humanities. And in 2006, she was selected
as one of “The 20th Century’s 100 Most Important Inspirational Leadersï¿½?
by the editors of Resurgence magazine.