The Development Of The Atomic Bomb Famous Quotes & Sayings

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The Development Of The Atomic Bomb Sayings By Scott Horton: The bomb was 'born secret,' as Daniel Patrick Moynihan said. The atomic bomb marked a The bomb was 'born secret,' as Daniel Patrick Moynihan said. The atomic bomb marked a powerful turning point in America's stewardship of national security affairs. After its arrival, Garry Willis argues, 'the power of secrecy that enveloped the Bomb became a model for the planning or execution of Anything Important, as guarded by Important People.' But the first stop was a radical restructuring of the government itself, to account for the development and expansion of a nuclear arsenal requiring special means, staffs, oversight, and a stringent and novel regime of peacetime secrecy. The national security state was born. — Scott Horton
The Development Of The Atomic Bomb Sayings By Enrico Fermi: The fact that no limits exist to the destructiveness of this weapon [the 'Super', i.e. The fact that no limits exist to the destructiveness of this weapon [the 'Super', i.e. the hydrogen bomb] makes its very existence and the knowledge of its construction a danger to humanity as a whole. It is necessarily an evil thing considered in any light. For these reasons, we believe it important for the President of the United States to tell the American public and the world what we think is wrong on fundamental ethical principles to initiate the development of such a weapon. — Enrico Fermi