NPA personality theory
[ Post a Response | NPA personality theory ]
Posted by D_Katana on August 26, 2019, 11:00 am
This physicist, while hesitant and faltering at the podium, is adamant in his anti-war opinions. Sakharov advocated for a series of principles deemed undesirable by the ruling orthodoxy of his time at a cost to his own circumstances, spending years in exile under tight surveillance.
The video below is interesting; dating to around 1979, we see the man speak but also witness plenty of shots of persons in the crowd. Some present show a restrained sort of sympathy, while others heckle:
I think Sakharov was an NPA- type. On the scientific frontier his tokamak reactor design remains the foundation of research into nuclear fusion.