"The CND sign was designed in 1958 by Gerald Holtom and in the following decade became an international peace symbol. *It is based on the semaphore symbols for "N" and "D" (for Nuclear Disarmament) within a circle.* Holtom later said that it also symbolised "an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya's peasant before the firing squad." Wikipedia,
developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.
- Bertrand Russell, 1872 - 1970 - logician, philosopher and language expert and the founder of the Comimttee for Nuclear Disarmament in 1947, and the march from Trafalgar square to Aldermaston near where t
Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.
From wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campaign_for_Nuclear_Disarmament
There is a huge collection of publishers academics historians and public figures from 1957. :CND draw support from a range of interests, including scientists, religious leaders, academics, journalists, writers, actors and musicians. Its sponsors included John Arlott, actress Peggy Ashcroft, the Bishop of Birmingham Dr J. L. Wilson, composer Benjamin Britten, Viscount Chaplin, Michael de la B