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Oppenheimer Bhagavad-Gita Quote

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Speaker 1

00:00:00 - 00:00:22

We knew the world would not be the same. Few people laughed. Few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita.

Speaker 1

00:00:25 - 00:00:22

Vishnu is trying to persuade the prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, now I am become death, The destroyer of worlds. I suppose we all thought that, 1 way or another.