Defense vs. Retaliation

  • E. P. Wigner
Part of the The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner book series (WIGNER, volume B / 8)


When preparing for the present session I was acutely aware of the great difference between tonight’s discussion and earlier discussions of our Society in which I participated. Little responsibility was involved when I argued for one physical theory as against another. The great responsibility for whatever I shall say this evening weighs heavily on my mind. It is not pleasant to recall the considerations which brought me to the stand I am adopting tonight; it would be unwise to forget them.


Area Coverage Blast Wave American Physical Society Defense Measure Civil Defense 
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