We invented them.
If any determination is ever made to the effect that we don't have a right to have them, I'd like to see who's going to try to take them away from us.
The five great lies of the
We can be Godless and free. • “Social justice” through forced redistribution of wealth. • Silencing religious opinions counts as “diversity”. • Freedom without moral and personal responsibility. • Civilization can survive the intentional undermining of the family.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
"We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan
Ethically, no one has a right to have weapons that can only be used for genocidal level killing and destruction.
For example, as the most economically and militarily developed country in the world, the United States can approach most relationships and international problems from a position of strength. That strength makes it less likely we will be tempted to use nuclear weapons for a reason other than stopping the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
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If you notice something good in yourself, give credit to God, not to yourself, but be certain the evil you commit is always your own and yours to acknowledge.
I voted yes, although the question is quite broad. America created the weapon and is, by international treaty, a legitimate nuclear power. From a philosophical standpoint though, its hard to defend any nations "right" to a weapon of such unlimited power and destructive ability.