I have found three viewpoints on the matter with one I agree with. The first viewpoint is that people cannot survive a nuclear war. Because of this opinion, the government should ban nuclear weapons. The sources that refer to this view are “Nuclear War: A Greater Threat than Ebola” and “How to Dismantle An Atomic Bomb: Toward An Achievable Ban on the Testing of Nuclear Weapons”.
The second viewpoint is people can actually survive a nuclear war. In order for humanity to survive, citizens should build/look for nuclear shelters. The sources that agree with this view are “Defense Against Fire Effects of Atomic Bombs” and “Bomb Shelters & Fear of Nuclear War”.
The last viewpoint I could find believes even though a nuclear war could destroy all life, governments should keep the weapons for protection. This unique viewpoint is backed up by one source that I could find named “Avoiding Nuclear War: Hearing before the Defense Policy Pa...
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...ify the opinion that we need nuclear weapons are if we are worried about life forms that are not from Earth invading us. I do agree that a nuclear war cannot be fought and also cannot be won which was written by the source “Avoiding Nuclear War”. If there was a nuclear war I believe that everyone would be in grave danger. From the millions of people who would die instantly from the explosion of nuclear bombs, several hundred million people will die from problems with the climate and from being cut-off of their food supply source. I believe that after the food supply is cut-off then the worst side of people will show and even more citizens will be murdered. Because of the catastrophic effects from the climate humans will eventually become non-existent. Hopefully any potential nuclear war will be avoided and that all nuclear weapons will be banned before all is lost.
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