An American Based author, Speaker and Presidential Candidate, Marianne Williamson, mourned over the 78 years back incident that affected and took away the lives of many people in Hiroshima, Japan. While reminiscing about the incident, she shared her uneasiness about forgetting it.
While lighting down the following incident, American-based author, Speaker and Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson extending her deep sense of grief, shared that on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
“I was a teenager when my parents took us there, and I will never forget the pictures I saw in the commemorative museum. I remember seeing a picture of someone whose left arm had melted into their right arm. And worse”
“Some who contributed to the making of the atomic bomb begged that it not be used and lived the rest of their lives traumatized by the horror of knowing what had been unleashed,” she added.
Further, while emphasizing the trauma, she added that, Given the reality at that time, we cannot know what we might’ve done or not done then. The question we need to ask ourselves is not what we think should have happened in the past, but rather what we are doing now, or not doing, to confront the horror of nuclear proliferation in our own time.
The average American probably does not know that the United States has somewhere between 5,000 and 7,000 nuclear bombs in our nuclear arsenal now, and most of those would make the bomb dropped on Hiroshima look like a pinprick.
Furthermore, she also shared about growing up in the war and added that When she was growing up, they used to do protests holding giant banners that said: “Ban the bomb.” Nuclear nonproliferation can and must once more become our most urgent political goal.
“If we ever go down that road again – if nuclear war occurs – humanity will be doomed. In the words of Albert Einstein, “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones”, she added.
At last, “God bless us and forgive us all”, she asserted.