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Old 08-14-2019, 09:19 PM
 
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Would we be that dumb as a species?
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:29 PM
 
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there are actually plans to try and win a nuclear war. over confident generals think that it is possible to win a nuclear world war. and in fact certain preparations have already been made by a number of countries. large underground facilities have been built, and plenty of necessary items, food stuff, water, medical supplies, etc. have all been stored in these facilities.


so can a world nuclear war be won by anyone? most likely not.
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Old 08-14-2019, 10:00 PM
 
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After the Chernobyl accident, I think people began to rethink the consequences of a nuclear war.
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Old 08-14-2019, 10:51 PM
 
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In 1963 & 1964, when the memories of the Cuban Missile Crisis were still fresh, two classic films were released, both in black in white. Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove. These two films should be mandatory viewing for anyone involved in military decision making. These two films make you think about the consequences of using nuclear weapons.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:12 PM
 
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And while Dr. Strangelove is intended as a black comedy... it's actually uncomfortably close to the truth now that Cold War history is widely available.

Read Doomsday Machine: confessions of a nuclear war planner by Daniel Ellsberg. It'll change you.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:16 PM
 
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It's already going on now. It's a war fought with islamic "weapons".
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:17 PM
 
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In 1963 & 1964, when the memories of the Cuban Missile Crisis were still fresh, two classic films were released, both in black in white. Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove. These two films should be mandatory viewing for anyone involved in military decision making. These two films make you think about the consequences of using nuclear weapons.
Including Threads and The Day After
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrHoMSRZOS4


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VG2aJyIFrA
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:20 PM
 
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Most people are too caught up in Epstein and Trump to realize that Russia just had a nuclear incident that probably did irreversible damage to the planet, but go ahead, AOC, Warren, and Sanders being socialists, and Trump being racist are way more important, so lets stay focused on that noise.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:22 PM
 
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Most people are too caught up in Epstein and Trump to realize that Russia just had a nuclear incident that probably did irreversible damage to the planet, but go ahead, AOC, Warren, and Sanders being socialists, and Trump being racist are way more important, so lets stay focused on that noise.
Your the first person here to mention it. Atleast that I've seen..

Sounds like they were trying to make their own version of the SLAM.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:26 PM
 
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Would we be that dumb as a species?
Yes.

Things have a way of getting out of hand especially when you have hawks like Cheney or Bolton in the wings, egging the President on. WW III would be started by us getting into it with Iran, which shares a border with Russia. Iran will lob something at Israel, Israel will nuke Iran and away we go.
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