…if Oppenheimer had followed a logical story path by openly grappling with the horror of what happened in Japan on 8.6.45 and 8.9.45.

I haven’t yet seen Christopher Nolan‘s film, but my understanding is that it sidesteps the Hiroshima and Nagasaki massacres, which is a little bit like making a film about the Confederate plot to murder President Abraham Lincoln and many of his cabinet officers and then omitting the tragedy that happened inside Ford’s Theatre on the night of 4.14.65.

Robert S. MacNamara: “War is cruel…war is cruelty.”