“When they finally reached the riverbank they collapsed, rose again, stumbled 20 or 30 meters, and fell. They didn’t get up again.”
“The praxis of peace lies not in creating peace, but in creating the material conditions under which peace can thrive. I believe Hiroshima, perhaps more than any other place, has the power to bridge the gap between truth-speakers, justice-seekers, earth-defenders, and anti-warriors the world over by linking the struggle against nuclear weapons and war with the fight for justice and the environment.”
I coded all the big banners by hand. Sure, you can achieve similar results with page builders, but in my experience it takes longer to get everything just right, there’s always a ton of random little problems, and they’re bloated as hell and run like molasses on a winter’s morn.
“The Hiroshima you see today owes its origin to those passionate dreamers who envisioned a beacon of peace arising from the ashes of nuclear war.”
“How can we raise global consciousness of nuclear war? That is our mission as citizens of Hiroshima.”
“Suddenly we found that the world was competing to create more powerful nuclear weapons,” says Ogura. “So despite our fear of radiation aftereffects, despite discrimination — we spoke out.”