You know what infuriates me (one of many)? That primary school history courses in the United States often still attempt to justify the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Can we not even show the slightest remorse for different cultures overseas? From youth, the US trains people to adopt nationalistic perspectives on the rest of the living world. God knows how many adults today need to unlearn that shit.
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@nothingwindsky I have tangled with so MANY of these motherfucking war crime apologists omg. Anyway those justifications are rewriting history, Truman's own commission, MacArthur and Eisenhower among other top military brass said the bombings were unnecessary and inhumane. And even if the murder of 150K civilians did end the war sooner? STILL A FUCKING WAR CRIME. Like what if I said I could end a war by boiling a baby alive? No? WELCOME TO NUCLEAR BOMBS DIPSHITS.
@lj_writes Yeah. The notion that "without dropping Fat Man and Little Boy, Japan would've never surrendered" seems shallow when one considers that intimidating the Soviets became a significant objective of the bombings. You want to posit some Anglocentric "military strategy" argument like US education teaches you to? I'd rather you just tell me you have no regard for 200,000 innocent Japanese lives (explosion and radiation) because of the 6,000 miles separating them from you.
@lj_writes Like, give me a reason besides their thin eyes, yellow skin, crooked teeth, alien language, and overall manufactured and unfounded Yellow Peril paranoia that deems those hundreds of thousands of innocents worthy of death. You fucking can't!
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