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Tue Aug 6, 2013, 03:12 PM Aug 2013

Agree or Disagree - The Bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki is a black and white issue. [View all]

By a black and white issue I mean that people who disagree with your position are being willfully obtuse or are morally compromised.


18 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
I support the bombing and it's black and white
6 (33%)
I support the bombing and it's somewhat clear that I am right
3 (17%)
I support the bombing but I can see how other can come to a different conclusion
4 (22%)
I oppose the bombing and it's black and white
3 (17%)
I oppose the bombing and it's somewhat clear that I am right
0 (0%)
I oppose the bombing but I can see how other can come to a different conclusion
0 (0%)
None of the above - i haven't made up my mind on whether or not we should have bombed.
2 (11%)
Please don't post such bullshit polls
0 (0%)
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It was either that or firebomb Tokyo. ananda Aug 2013 #1
Again, you mean? (nt) Posteritatis Aug 2013 #4
US firebombed Tokyo in March 1945. n/t godai Aug 2013 #8
More like Yellow and White CBGLuthier Aug 2013 #2
Considering they surrendered unconditionally ten weeks before Trinity, that would be silly. (nt) Posteritatis Aug 2013 #9
Do you really believe that we would not have used the Bomb on Germany if they had not surrendered? branford Aug 2013 #13
It probably would have been in bad taste to nuke people who had surrendered weeks prior. Kurska Aug 2013 #16
It was being developed to drop on Berlin. GreenStormCloud Aug 2013 #23
If we're talking about bombing them again, I certainly don't support that. Orrex Aug 2013 #3
Well I would think that would be clear - the bombing kind of monster. nt el_bryanto Aug 2013 #7
They were used to make a statement dipsydoodle Aug 2013 #5
Killing people is always wrong rrneck Aug 2013 #6
Which immoral act was the alternative zipplewrath Aug 2013 #10
Fully support. Black and white. The Link Aug 2013 #11
I've never thought it fair nor particularly representative to render a hindsight opinion. hlthe2b Aug 2013 #12
Other: Who cares? MrSlayer Aug 2013 #14
+1 oldhippie Aug 2013 #15
If you believe it had no effect on your life, I truly pity you. branford Aug 2013 #19
Save your pity for someone that wants or needs it. MrSlayer Aug 2013 #21
I oppose the bombing, LWolf Aug 2013 #17
I think it was a horrible thing Marrah_G Aug 2013 #18
only the sith deal in absolutes One_Life_To_Give Aug 2013 #20
This message was self-deleted by its author ieoeja Aug 2013 #22
Black and white for me. tumtum Aug 2013 #24
Do you realize that your definition of black and white issue logically forces... JVS Aug 2013 #25
"It's a result of them being willfully obtuse or morally compromised" jberryhill Aug 2013 #26
I guess it could have been made more clear el_bryanto Aug 2013 #27
I don't know. joshcryer Aug 2013 #28
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