How To Avoid The Atomic Bomb Persuasive Essay

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More Atomic Bombs,No More Lives. I had a fight with my my friend. She said mean things to me and then i said mean things to her in return. I really regret saying these mean things to her because they have only made things worse. My mother’s uncle is married to a Japanese lady. One of their daughters has a disease called “Hiroshima”. Until today japanese are suffering from diseases that did not used to exist before the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. President Truman thought that the atomic bomb was a military weapon weapon and it was meant to be used, i totally disagree with him because the atomic bomb is an extremely destructive weapon and it killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people. The atomic bomb maybe a way to end the war, but it’s the most destructive way and we should avoid it. William Leahy, Chairman of the joint chiefs of the staff, was against using the atomic bomb because it killed civilians indiscriminately. He believed that “ economic blockade and conventional bombing would convince Japan to surrender” (Leahy,William). I do agree with him because an economic blockade would have affected their free-markets. Also, secretary of war Henry Stimson wanted to “warn the …show more content…

He said “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds” (Oppenheimer, Robert). If I were the creator of the atomic bomb I would have felt the same way. I would have not forgiven myself for creating such a destructive weapon. I would have guilty for the rest of my life. Henry J.M. Nouwen said “ the thought that human beings are considering saving lives by killing millions of their fellow human beings is so preposterous that the words ‘saving life’ have lost all of their meaning. One of the most tragic facts of our century is that ‘NO’ to nuclear weapons has been spoken so seldom, so softly, and by so few” (Nouwen, Henri

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