Atomic Bomb Unjustified Decision Essay

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August 6th and 9th, 1945 were the dates that marked on Japanese’s hearts, and Americans as well.Those were the dates that Japan had an obliteration with in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japanese soldiers and innocent people of different races were killed grossing over 121,000 deaths.Some people would say it was an excellent idea and some people would it was THE worst idea.There was a discussion, a debate rather on whether or not to resort the use of the atomic bombs.As for me, dribbling the atomic bombs was at least an unjustified decision. Robert Oppenheimer, a scientist, once said “Nobody knows what it’s like unless you’ve experienced it.” For scientists like Oppenheimer and some individuals, opposed to President Harry Truman’s…show more content…
Certain amount of people accused The American government of racism on the grounds that such a device, would never have been used against white civilians.I believed that at that time, Americans could have suffered the responsibility of opening the door to an era of devastation on an unimaginable scale. The atomic bombings in Japan was indeed dreadful for Japanese people. It gave United States the opportunity to bring with it the obligation of restraint and if they were to violate that obligation, Americans’ moral position would be weakened in the eyes of the world and in their own eyes, nevertheless, the decision to drop the atomic bombs was still made. Being a Scientist like Oppenheimer, it made it easier for them to accept change and accept radical change because of their experiences in the pursuit of science. Ordinary people like me, could, not at any time accept the fact that such action was made to a very large group of human beings like me. Robert Oppenheimer “ It would be more difficult for Americans to live up to our responsibility of bringing the unloosened forces of destruction under controlled.” Where is America
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