Monday, August 6, 2007


Today is the anniversary of one of the most controversial wartime decisions ever made - the decision to bring World War II to an end by dropping an A-bomb on Hiroshima [and a few days later on Nagasaki]. Arma Virumque discusses an essay in The Guardian on the question, and comments:
...[W]hen it comes to the real world, the choices we face are often not between good and bad but between bad and worse. This is particularly true in times of war. A difficult lesson. But crucial for those who wish to do good as well emit good-sounding slogans.

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