Originally Posted by Manton
This is really unfair. Kahn's work almost certainly helped avoid a nuclear war, and perhaps saved millions of lives.
No, no, don't get me wrong. I'm actually a big fan of Kahn's. He was an incredible genius. I should probably have said "the father of the concept of megadeath" since, as I understand it, he was one of the first to think about that idea in any systematic way.