chapter  1
32 Pages

The Twin Threats

ByNoam Chomsky

Extinction and internationalism have been linked in a fateful embrace ever since the moment when the threat of extinction became an all too realistic concern, August 6th, 1945. It’s a day that will never be forgotten by those who were alive then and had their eyes open – a day I personally remember very well. On that day, we learned that human intelligence had devised the means to bring the human experiment of 200,000 years to an end.