71 Hiroshima


Hiroshima mushroom cloud

Many things have been said about the bombings that ultimately led to the end of World War 2.  I’ve said many other things.  Know that the new age that these atomic weapons ushered in wasn’t one of fear, it was one of rebuilding, of the quick advancement of human knowledge that’s led to the golden age of computers, cheap electricity, and space.  Without these weapons of war, countless other technologies that we take for granted every day would never have been conceived.  They may not be directly related, but if you follow The Butterfly Effect, you’ll know that the atomic bombs were something far beyond inconsequential.

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