By Joseph Rotblat
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Also, the German occupation army confiscated all of my father’s horses for the war effort. So my family lost everything, including the means to make a living. And naturally, there was no insurance or means of compensation. Then after World War I, Poland became independent, but our family was never able to recover from the overwhelming damage that we sustained. Ikeda: It is tragic that your idyllic childhood was cut short and that your happy family life was destroyed so abruptly. ” But relatively speaking, those were the good days, because more often, for days at a time, we had nothing to eat.
Rotblat: Yes. Enrico Fermi participated in the Manhattan Project, too. Ikeda: Speaking of the University of Chicago, I visited the campus about thirty years ago, in January 1975. I was struck by a monument commemorating the development of nuclear energy that was quietly tucked away in a corner of the campus. Coincidentally, one week prior to my visit, I had visited the UN Headquarters in New York and handed the UN secretarygeneral a ten-million-signature petition demanding the abolition of nuclear weapons.
I poured much of my energy into exhibitions that explained the beneficial uses of nuclear energy as well as its abuse in destructive military campaigns. Ikeda: They say that sight learning is an effective teaching method that conveys all the necessary information at a glance. From this perspective, the exhibitions are one good way for educating the public. In the days when visual media was less widespread, this was even more true. SGI has done its best to educate the public and advocate a world without war and the abolition of nuclear weapons through its “Nuclear Arms: Threat to Our World” and the “War and Peace” exhibitions, which have been held in many countries around the globe.