|Hiroshima Peace Memorial|
In both instances the bombers justified this by answering that there are no 'innocents' because all are responsible for the decisions of the national leadership.
Two different countries - the same national grieving. One country loses three thousand lives. The other loses 140 000 lives.
Two countries - two very different responses: one stockpiles nuclear warheads in the belief that this will keep them safe. The other establishes a peace park and calls for the end to nuclear armaments.
Standing here in Hiroshima, nuclear warheads do not feel like the safer option.
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