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Old 02-22-2013, 05:06 PM   #9
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Default Re: Nuclear Weapons: The Elephant in the Room

Originally Posted by Thundercrack85 View Post
Thought I'd make a thread, since we don't seem to have one.

North Korea's recent test sort of brought them back to public attention- 'til Blade Runner shot his girlfriend.

So, funny thing about the nukes is, everyone - or rather, South Koreans, the Japanese and Israelis are very worried about certain states acquiring nukes (and their proliferation), but no one seems to talk about the tens thousands that already exist (some of which are guarded with little more than a padlock).

So, when (if ever) are we going to talk about this? Nuclear disarmament seems to be dead. Or do we have to have a small-scale nuclear war / attack first?
Spot on. Add to that the nuclear briefcases, that a god only knows into who's hands are and how many of them exist. Really, one has to think how far can human stupidity go with the nuclear weapons? I hope we never see an Armageddon like scenario in real life like in the movies. Screw the mad politicians and psychotic warmongers. We want to live in peace with Mother Earth.

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