V-J day celebration in Jackson Square in downtown Oak Ridge in August of 1945. Oak Ridge was the military town from which the American military conducted the top secret Manhattan project. When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan on August 6, 1945, the news reports revealed to the people at Oak Ridge what they had been working on all along.
Posts tagged Theater
Or as I like to call it, “Monday.”
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people — first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
For a brief window into the mind of Jonathan Alexandratos, take a look at this interview he gave with nytheatre.com!
“The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist knows it.”
—J. Robert Oppenheimer
A simple, yet effective, escape plan.