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Response to Bucky (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 7, 2013, 12:03 AM

13. Moral arguments are silly when discussing atrocities like this.

All sides were rotten, some more rotten than others.

We'll never know, but I don't think the USA would have invaded Japan. We'd have dropped many more conventional weapons on them, a couple of atomic bombs on them every month, and starved the nation into submission.

Once we had the bomb, we were going to use it.

This kind of war is amoral, it's just big dumb ideological dinosaurs fighting, squishing innocent and not-so-innocent people beneath their feet.

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