Monday, October 11, 2004

How i learned to stop worrying and love the bomb, revisited.

"what shocks me most about it all", a good friend of mine* once told me after watching Dr. Strangelove for the first time, "is how close we actually were to that happening. And how little we know about how close we still may be."
Turns out the movie was much, much, much more realistic than most believed, even those of us who have studied 20th century history to a good extent. And this article explains why.
(Link via Mark Evanier)

*whom i still owe some money so i won't make his name here in fear of having accidentally misquoted him.

Won't Go Down will be back for good as soon as possible.