H-bomb ontologist

1-model-of-modern-h-bombHoward Morland, guy who released the H-bomb secret, as object oriented ontologist: “The most important impression I wanted my article to convey was that of the materiality of nuclear weapons. By describing a more or less imaginary weapon in graphic terms, I hoped to make the reader feel that he or she, or at least I, had actually seen one, inside and out. I wanted to prove with words and line drawings that nuclear weapons have size and shape. They occupy space. The parts are made by real people using real industrial equipment. They are transported, assembled, stored, and tinkered with as if they were tank turrets, machine guns, or any other military gadget.” The Secret that Exploded, (New York: Random House, 1981) 151

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