Atom Split, Now Smashed

Alfred Nobel, who invented dynamite, was a pacifist who intended his creation to help people. Among other things, he wanted to make explosives safer to use, thereby making mining safer. And that, “My dynamite will sooner lead to peace than a thousand world conventions. As soon as men will find… Continue reading

Hope Springs Eternal or a Kernel

I closed yesterday’s post with a mention of hope. Hope that such petitions can effect change, or at least have a significant impact. Hope too for the day when such petitions are no longer needed. Hope for respect and compassion towards all living things. And a hope I’ll always believe… Continue reading