9/11 Truth Movement Analysis

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The 9/11 Truth movement is a social movement made up of individuals, and related organizations, who disbelieve the official investigation results of what happened during the September 11 attacks in 2001: that al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airplanes, crashing two of them into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the final one, unintentionally, in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Adherents of the movement refer to themselves as 9/11 truthers, 9/11 skeptics, or truth activists but are commonly referred to as conspiracy theorists by many who are not part of the movement. Semantics aside, they believe that the US government, agencies in the US, or individuals within were responsible for, or purposefully allowed, the 9/11 attacks and that the blame does not lie solely on previously unknown…show more content…
Examples of motivational framing also primarily only exists on their websites and achieves its goal primarily through the usage of “us/we versus them (the government). From the 911Truth.org website it repeats “we must act, and we must act now” a few times and also states that it is up to the people to create change because the movement lacks governmental support and funds. Much of their motivational framing however lies in what one can do. Both 911Truth.org and the Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth websites list things that you as an individual can do to help contribute to the movement. Minor involvement varies from wearing a button for the cause to signing petitions to donating money or your time as a volunteer and stretches all the way up to becoming a team leader and giving presentations in your general area on the movement and 9/11 truth. There is an entire slew of different ways to take action listed on the websites of the organizations that are linked to the

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