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Readers Respond: How Do You Feel About The Use of Nuclear Weapons

Responses: 226


A small note

A small note, by the time the US dropped the atomic bombs in Japan VE day had happened. The war in Europe was already over. Just a note to all the people who said that we may have been conquered by the Germans and/or the Italians.
—Guest Sam

Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear weapons should never have been invented. Yes, they ended the war against Japan a couple months short which people say saved more lives. However, all the blood that was shed in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are on America's hands. Think of all the people, especially the children who were burned to death that tragic day of August 6, 1945. I hope I have stated my point.
—Guest Hello

Very awesome

Atomic explosions are awesome and make a war end quickly
—Guest Guest


face it. if we hadn't bombed japan, Germany might have won the war. Than we'd all be speaking german and no jews or gays would exist. Hitler specifically said "don't wake the sleeping giant!" referring to us, the Americans. It was Japans choice to have us enter the war. They started it. We ended it.
—Guest jdwffdjekuhewjgfwiejgrehiihegiewrg


no its verrry veeeeeery baad because it is so stupid and stuff
—Guest yo dawg sup

no to nuclear

its just not right none thing or no one has a chase of surive lots of children or women what did the baby do wrong
—Guest peter harmatys

The "T" word

Killing innocent civilians in a military campaine. Is there not a word for that today.
—Guest ask

A necessary evil

Had America invaded instead, millions would have lost their lives.
—Guest Angus


i think nuclear weapons were good for wars but not against humans they should have done mor resaearch on where to nuke
—Guest cheese loaf

very bad

I believe the countries who possess there fatal bombs are the major enemies of this planet. They should be deprived of these bombs , or they should be forced to destroy them.
—Guest malik mushtaq

BAD....Albert why?

American leaderships,fear GOD o,d creator of those wu were killed.
—Guest O-GUN TIM


Using the nuclear helps to end the war, if it was not for it the war may continue and many more people may die due to the war and starvation. If japan at that time has nuclear weapon they would do the same thing. This is nature, were the strongest eats the week to survive.
—Guest Jadis


The use of nuclear weapons is inevitable now that they have been discovered plus scrap them and you will have no way ending peoples lives fast. Granted I'm English so I did not lose relatives in the Hiroshima bombing I still feel that it was a important step in American history for there won't be a person left who can deny it. They hate loser so much they would rather BRUTALLY murder innocents then admit defeat. I feel like I might of gone a bit off topic but my point is they are inhumane however there is no stopping there use now
—Guest Anymonous

no need

Of all the countries in the world America is the only country that used atomic bombs against its enemies. Shame on us. And we still call ourselves a "Christian" nation? When will we ever learn? As long as we maintain these bombs, other smaller countries will have reason to develop their own nuclear bombs. These bombs will never prove to be, as what military advocates say, a "deterrent." Why don't we just use our resources for better use and purpose, other than making bombs? I know many will say this plan is unrealistic, but we really have never tried. We always prefered to use violence to prove to the world that we are the most powerful country in the world. We even require as one of the major qualifications of someone becoming U.S. president, his or her support for war and violence as our way of establishing peace. Where's our logic here? I can't understand it. We're out of our minds.
—Guest jnriingen


Never under any circumstances should weapons of this mature be used - under any circumstances. To use the weapon to maintain peace - or the threat thereof - is to find the weapon has failed in it's intent. We as humans must disavow the use and even the existence of weapons of this nature. "Better Red than dead?" Probably. At least we would be alive and could then seek peace and the ultimate destruction of the weapon systems.
—Guest Cliff McCollum

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