Split

“Alice: How long is forever? White Rabbit: Sometimes, just one second.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 

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After, she wonders about the day they split
the atom. Were they fully aware of what

they were doing, or did it just sort of
…happen. Were there witnesses? Did

they know right away the gravity of
what they’d done? Did anyone mourn

its once-wholeness?

 

 

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2 Responses to Split

  1. That’s an interesting thought De…I wonder if anyone cared how that first atom felt being split…..you wonder don’t you…

  2. There’s something in us that likes to knock things down and break them apart.
    This is a wonderful piece on brokenness — very simple and thought provoking.

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