This celebrity goo was created by player Samir Mehta.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Samir, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)
clue: Pacifism is noble, but sometimes even saints may resort to violence so that the coming generation shall continue to live.
explanation: Bonhoeffer was an influential Christian theologian and pacifist. When faced with Nazi horrors, he participated in a plot to assassinate Hitler, writing, "The ultimate question for a responsible man to ask is not how he is to extricate himself heroically from the affair, but how the coming generation shall continue to live." more…