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I Have To Defeat The Bomb

The Bomb. Hiroshima. Nuclear Weapons. Nuclear Proliferation. ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS What happened at Hiroshima, and an experience of a woman who was there. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.

Hiroshima. The Bomb. Another year.

Hiroshima.  August 6th, 1945.  Another year gone by.  A watershed event in human history. The Bomb is as real and alive as ever, nuclear weapons, nuclear technology, nuclear threats spreading insidiously, silently, around the world. This is the world we live in, and still we bury the truth about the Bomb, we shut off its […]

A Reminder from Hiroshima

Akihiro Takahashi Hiroshima Survivor “One of our most powerful talents as human beings, they say, is our ability to forget  But I have never forgotten for a moment the horror of that day.  And when my thoughts turn to this subject, I am forced to realize that August sixth marked the real starting point of […]

Hiroshima & Our Religions

Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, was living on the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, when she took up her pen and began writing the book that was instrumental in galvanizing public opinion on the slavery issue just prior to the Civil War. She wrote: “Up to this year, I have […]

The Only Force That Can Defeat The Bomb

The Bomb detonates deep within the caverns of my life and mind. Rage, anger, an implosion of dark light.  The universe around transforms and morphs into the same deadly darkness, enveloping the sun. This is my world too.  This is the world of all of us.  The Bomb, the devastation could not exist and come […]

Iran & The Nuclear Problem

The debate now rages over the Iran nuclear deal. The deal means no war for the present, one side proclaims.  The other side counters that we are supporting Iran economically and merely postponing the country’s nuclear ambitions. The real problem, meanwhile, goes unnoticed.  It is the problem of nuclear weapons, period. Nuclear weapons are evil […]

Josei Toda & Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Josei Toda,Second Soka Gakkai president . His name was Josei Toda. He was the second president of the SGI, or Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist lay organization which currently spans the globe, with 12,000,000 members in 192 countries and territories around the world. During the second world war, he and the SGI’s first president, Tsunesaburo […]

Free Kindle E-Book Bombing of Hiroshima

A Free Kindle E-book, “The New Superpower”, can be downloaded free from Amazon.com for 5 consecutive days, beginning January 9th thru 13th. The book, by James Hilgendorf, grew out of a film the author made about Hiroshima and nuclear weapons, when he visited Hiroshima and interviewed the mayor of Hiroshima, survivors of the Bomb, and […]

Hiroshima Kindle e-book free 5 days

The anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima is once again upon us – August 6, 1945. “The New Superpower“, a Kindle e-book on Amazon.com, inspired by what happened at Hiroshima, is being offered free for five alternate days, beginning July 24th. In 2006, I video interviewed people across the United States about Hiroshima and nuclear […]

Hiroshima, August 6: The Bomb Still Lives

Hiroshima.  August 6, 1945.  The Bomb. The after effects of that first atomic bomb still linger on in the psyche of the world, especially in the United States. At the end of the War, a scenario was scripted and promoted by the U. S. government, which basically argued that the dropping of the atomic bomb […]