The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Bombs

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Immagine if the controversy and devastation from the first nuclear bombs came back, but worse? Well, they are because a group of scientists believe that they have discovered a weapon of mass destruction more powerful than the any nuclear weapon we currently have. A nuclear bomb is an explosive device that gets its energy from nuclear reactions occurring inside the bomb. The reason why it was so controversial is because the destructive power of this weapon is massive. The first time it was used, was to end the war in the Pacific. This killed many innocent, civilians, which added to the controversy. The United States should not further develop a new weapon of mass destruction because nuclear weapons today are powerful enough, there is no need for weapons at this time, and during the development and use of the …show more content…
The reason why is because there is no jurassic need to end a war quickly. The nuclear weapon was made because the world was at war, and the government of the United States wanted to end the war quicker to save many American lives. There is currently no war going on, of that magnitude. The nuclear bomb saved countless lives, but now, there is no where near as many lives to be saved from wars today. During this age, the situation does not call for an even more powerful weapon. This and the fact, countries settle disputes rather than going to war, and if they do go to war, they may not use nuclear weapons. The reason is because “neither the United States nor its enemies will ever start a nuclear war because the other side will retaliate massively and unacceptably”(Parrington). This means that for fear of utter destruction from the other side, countries will not start a massive war. Having little to no wars means that actually using weapons are unnecessary. If the weapons today, like nuclear bombs, are not being used, then why develop more powerful

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