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Oppenheimer, The Big Dig, and other lords of unintended consequences

“Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” –      J. Robert Oppenheimer, paraphrasing the Bhagavad Gita Oops. Who would have ever imagined that Oppenheimer’s clever invention, history’s most destructive weapon, might proliferate in the hands of bureaucrats and warmongers? Reading the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” the […]