Sunday, 16 November 2014

Peacemaker

 
We live in a nuclear-capable world.  The United States, while being the only nation ever to use this awesome power, are not the only ones capable of causing destruction.  There are several reasons for and against nuclear arms and in this article we are going to look at reasons to build our nuclear stockpile.  While many of you may not agree with this, feel free to look over our sister post on
 

Arguments for nuclear abolition

The humanitarian case
The abolition of nuclear weapons is an urgent humanitarian necessity. Any use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic consequences. No effective humanitarian response would be possible, and the effects of radiation on human beings would cause suffering and death many years after the initial explosion. Eliminating nuclear weapons – via a comprehensive treaty – is the only guarantee against their use.

Here is quote to prove my point

“Nuclear weapons are unique in their destructive power, in the unspeakable human suffering they cause, in the impossibility of controlling their effects in space and time, and in the threat they pose to the environment, to future generations, and indeed to the survival of humanity.” – International Committee of the Red Cross, 2010




Nuclear weapons made the world more peaceful?


 

Arguments against nuclear abolition

One of the reasons that we haven’t had World War Three is because of nuclear weapons are a deterrent.  Other countries know, whether they have nuclear weapons or not, that a country armed with these metallic cylinders of death can really hit back hard.  No one is willing to lose land and resources, so they are less than eager to jump into a fight.  Because of the terrible destruction brought on by a nuclear war, the major powers are weary of engaging in warfare with any but the most defenceless of nations.  Additionally, with nuclear weapons and treaties between nations, it stops the powers from waging war with just anyone, since there is always the possibilities of



Look at both sides of the argument. Think about them.
You know my opinion, get rid of them all!
You have an opinion!!