Pre and Post Nuclear Bomb Steel

I had referred to Patrick Collison’s “Yes, and” rather than “No, But” approach to Twitter earlier this week.

In a world in which there was a “Yes, and” Society, and a Pune chapter for this hypothetical (but much needed) society, I’d have voted for Navin Kabra as Lifetime President. Today’s twitter thread of choice is one of many reasons why:

Recommended pairing: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, by Bill Bryson. The whole book is a delightful read, but I have the pages where he speaks about America’s fascination with the atomic bomb in mind.

2 thoughts on “Pre and Post Nuclear Bomb Steel

  1. This thread was mind-blowing!! Btw, have you read Bill Bryson’s ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’? It’s one of the all-time greats, in fact I tell everyone to read this particular book before reading the standard ‘Sapiens’ by Yuval Harari, it’s richer and more detailed!

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