What Is At Stake

“Since Auschwitz, we know what man is capable of.
And since Hiroshima, we know what is at stake.” ~Viktor E. Frankl

Dear friends,
73 years ago on August 9, 1945, a nuclear bomb was detonated on the city of Nagasakipeace_dove-small killing or injuring thousands. Three days before, the city of Hiroshima was attacked with a US atomic bomb. About 150,000 people were killed or injured that day. Nuclear weapons are the most destructive, inhumane and indiscriminate weapons ever created. And 73 years later, the atomic bombings still affect the daily life of the first, second and third generation of hibakusha — those who survived the attack. Continue reading