Freeman, Russ (Quaker)
"The feeling of relative relief now that the major portion of mass carnage has been concluded was somehow offset by the initiation of atomic bombing and the possible meaning it has in about every quarter of life. It even drove Time magazine to somewhat hysterically speculate upon the 'immortal soul of man' and how it could survive amidst such destructive agencies." Wishes he could feel more optimistic about pacifists, "but am unable to see a sound basis for it." The cat situation: three cats, one now pregnant.