It did not take atomic weapons to make man want peace, a peace that would last. But the atomic bomb was the turn of the screw. It has made the prospect of future war unendurable.

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Original Citation

Oppenheimer, Julius Robert. "The Atomic Bomb and College Education." Commencement. 28 Feb. 1946. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Address.

Current Citation

Oppenheimer, Julius Robert. "February Convocation." The Pennsylvania Gazette. Apr. 1946.