July 17, 2014 2 Comments
Or not, what will we choose?
In 1903 this happened
Those bicycle mechanics from Ohio flew about half the wingspan of a 747, and changed the world, forever.
66 years later, yesterday we, America, did this.
Later on, we left a car, like this:
That’s a good summary of my America
But 24 years to the day before that flag went up, a man, in Alamogordo, NM said this:
I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds.
He had just watched this
But, you know, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer was wrong, at least so-far. The nuclear weapons program has not destroyed any worlds, in fact its very first result was to save at least two million casualties, half of them Japanese, it then went on to help prevent war between the US and USSR.
Si vis pacem, para bellum
And thus America’s course through the stormy 20th century.
But you know, yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the day we landed on the moon. Other than the internet, what have we accomplished since?
Maybe this is why.
Think about it.
This is more like America