By Lewis Thomas
Profoundly and powerfully, Thomas questions the folly of nuclear weaponry, displaying that the brainpower and cash spent in this recreation are wanted even more urgently for the elemental technological know-how we've abandoned—and that even medicine’s such a lot complex approaches will be lifeless or inadequate within the face of the smallest nuclear detonation. And within the name essay, he addresses himself with terrifying poignancy to the query of what it truly is prefer to be younger within the nuclear age.
“If Wordsworth had long gone to scientific college, he may have produced whatever much like the essays of Lewis Thomas.”—TIME
“No one larger exemplifies what glossy drugs will be than Lewis Thomas.”—The manhattan instances ebook Review
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