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A Few More Words on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Just a brief response to some of the arguments made on Open Book (see previous post). And yet another: the cataclysmic power of a single atomic bomb gives these events a great deal of symbolic power, but it’s important to keep in mind that it’s the indiscriminate killing that’s important, not the specific weapons involved (one Open Book reader went off on a not-very-relevant tangent about the Church’s condemnation of the crossbow).

Maclin Horton

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