Originally Posted by Tyrion
That's the problem, however. You could apply that question to any aspect of war- "how would you feel if your town was carpet bombed?" "How would you feel if a motar shell burst open your home?" "How would you feel if a soldier had shot your civilian father in the midst of a urban battle?" Naturally, I would be greatly displeased and terrified should it happen to me, but while the most humanistic decision would be to not commit the acts...the world can at times not allow for peaceful solutions.
That doesn't mean it was right
to drop these bombs. It just means that people are simply stupid.
A-bombs do much more than *just* killing some more people than other bombs do. Their impact on the environment is an endangerment to almost all forms of life, not just human life.