Annual Hiroshima Day Sackcloth And Ashes Ritual In Los Alamos

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The Annual Hiroshima Day Sackcloth and Ashes Peace Vigil at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Aug 2nd, 2104. Participants are wearing some of the the oldest symbols of protest: sackcloth and sitting on ashes while repenting of the mortal sin of nuclear weapons. Sitting in meditation, wearing the traditional symbols of repentance and protest, peace activists took a moment to acknowledge the suffering cause by nuclear weapons. The Peace Vigil takes place in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where the nuclear bomb was invented.

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And yes, you would have loved being a fly on the wall of the van … the conversations were lively, covering politics, war, nonviolent action, the military industrial complex and inner meditative work.

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