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Gabby Nelson
Mr. Telles
English 2; Period 4
6 March 2013
Persuasive Essay
Although many countries use nuclear weapons, it is a struggle for them to realize that it is very destructive and harmful to the people and land. One nuclear bomb can kill a many as an entire city, and can cause many long-lasting effects on peoples lives. The use of nuclear weapons is never justified, it is destructive to the country and can kill many innocent people.

Many people say that nuclear weapons should be used in war. One example is that there are talks and articles about how nuclear weapons are used for protection. “Through the act of dropping bombs was not intrinsically evil and through it is arguable that in the long run more lives were saved than lost.” (Hiroshima) This statement is telling that it isn’t bad to drop bombs on people, that so many more lives have been saved, but essentially it can help protect the country. The second example states that they said that whoever is willing to sacrifice their life at war, or as a citizen of a country, should not have the ability to defend themselves. “The second condition was violated because the death of innocent individuals was used as a mean to achieve the good of the war’s end.” (Hiroshima) This example shows that killing people was their only way to end the war that could of killed a trillion more people, than just the amount of people that were killed in the dropping of the bombs. These two examples show why bombs can be justified in a just war situation.

There are many ways to organize the important and less important facts. The first less important fact would be that there is long term damage on the land and people of the destruction. “The short-term pursuit of private or collective interests cannot legitimate undertakings that promote violence and conflict among nations and compromise the international juridical order.” (CCC, Weapons) This explains that the weapons used, are not blamed for being used. People do not...
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