Category Archives: War

Dropping An Atomic Bomb

A vast devastated area with only a few burned out buildings standingby Chris Crawford

First, I have a good friend who is a hibakusha (survivor of an atomic bombing). She was ten years old and reading a book a little more than a mile from ground zero when the bomb exploded at Hiroshima. She was only slightly injured, but she very nearly died of radiation exposure. I helped her rewrite her memoirs, and we spent many hours discussing the events. Continue reading Dropping An Atomic Bomb

Applying John Rawls’ Principles to the Israel-Hamas War

by Laurence Houlgate
(Emeritus professor of philosophy at California Polytechnic State University)

Part 1 – Preface

On August 6, 1945, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima instantly killed 80,000 Japanese people.  Tens of thousands more died of radiation exposure.  Continue reading Applying John Rawls’ Principles to the Israel-Hamas War