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Lecture 1

History 1401E Lecture 1: Lecture 1


Department
History
Course Code
HIS 1401E
Professor
Brock Millman
Lecture
1

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Lecture 1: Omega Point = the ultimate fate of the universe
War-games:
- 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world - Russia 7,300
- USA7,000
1. The meaning of the nuclear bomb lies in the extinction of a species.
- The bomb strips away the deluded notion that we are permanent.
- What it means to live in the backdrop of extinction (time of the end) - Mass destruction (end of
time)
- Everybody is meant to die
- Hiroshima: Burned shadows into the stone.
- Huge black rain drops -people are running away. But where do you go?
- Its a whole new world so much so that it creates its own weather system. - Trauma: Its an
injury where the wounds never heal
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