I would be interested. I am part of an EA The Precipice reading group right now, but going forward I would enjoy some conversations around some other books/ideas. I am all about the low commitment in life.
Going one hundred years back from 1962 to 1862, the US was in the Civil War, an event of mass casualties and devastation. I suppose somebody was looking for the weapon capable of delivering the decisive blow.
If so, it might be possible they pondered an act of mutually assured destruction.
This was very helpful for me. I am half way through an 8 week intro session and this article was a well needed correction to the drift I was caught up in.