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Charles Oppenheimer emphasized his opposition to nuclear weapons at a press conference at the Japan National Press Club, noting that amid heightening geopolitical tensions, the world is "entering a new phase of more danger than ever before."

Also need to emphasized that WW2 Pacific theater finally come to end because of what Oppenheimer and his team discovered. He and his teams finally help to end the war.

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I think Russia will have to have its war ended before it will be serious about any sort of negotiations. No arms limits should happen without China leading the way, either.

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"entering a new phase of more danger than ever before."

And that's why come November Uncle JOE Must GO.

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The 49-year-old said there was a need to increase communication and collaboration, especially among the United States, China and Russia, and called on Japan to facilitate cooperation for dialogue

I liked how the recent Oppenheimer movie was very current in being relatable to exponential AI risks and the idiotic demoninization of 'leftsts' popular amongst rightists . Echoes of McCarthy

Oppenheimer was branded a 'communist/Marxist' for opposing the systemic racism against blacks in America and support of labor unions.

He was not responsible for the atomic bomb use but deeply felt it's consequences

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I liked how the recent Oppenheimer movie was very current in being relatable to exponential AI risks and the idiotic demoninization of 'leftsts' popular amongst rightists . Echoes of McCarthy 

Hmmm

Oppenheimer was branded a 'communist/Marxist' for opposing the systemic racism against blacks in America and support of labor unions.

Different time and different era.

He was not responsible for the atomic bomb use but deeply felt it's consequences

And yet, he is responsible as the creator, so it depends, some will hold him responsible and some won’t, depends on whom you ask, not going away.

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I'm willing to bet that he didn't push peaceful use of nuclear energy to the hibakusha he met, seeing as how they and too many in Japan don't distinguish between nuclear weapons and nuclear power.

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Do you think uncle Donald will ease the tension? Genuinely curious. Thanks.

WoodyLeeToday  07:29 am JST

"entering a new phase of more danger than ever before."

And that's why come November Uncle JOE Must GO.

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The 49-year-old said there was a need to increase communication and collaboration, especially among the United States, China and Russia

Has this EVER actually worked? West Taiwan became a superpower because we "engaged" in collaboration, and now the possibility of the PLA invading Taiwan is a daily discussion. Europe "engaged" in collaborating with Russia, and now their entire economy is tied to their access to Russian gas.

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He had nothing to do with the development of the nuclear atom bomb. he has no real talent compared to his ancestor. Please be quiet and go away. Also I don’t blame Japanese media because they were affected by that bomb and will be for generations. Go do more coke Robert, your used to that.

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Erik MoralesToday 01:29 pm JST

He had nothing to do with the development of the nuclear atom bomb. he has no real talent compared to his ancestor. Please be quiet and go away. Also I don’t blame Japanese media because they were affected by that bomb and will be for generations. Go do more coke Robert, your used to that.

What are you going on about? This guy's name is Charles Oppenheimer. He's dedicated his life to promoting responsible use of science. It's precisely because he didn't actually have his hands on the bomb that people are forced to talk to him rather than just sending him away.

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Do you know why these talks are not feasible for some countries, Russia and China?

Because the U.S. is a backstabber, two faced and maliciously u trustworthy !

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elephant200Today 03:09 pm JST

Do you know why these talks are not feasible for some countries, Russia and China?

Because the U.S. is a backstabber, two faced and maliciously u trustworthy !

I know, someday it might say "there will be no invasion" and the next there will be an invasion.

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In addition to the United States, Russia, and China, there are other countries such as India, Pakistan, Iraq, and North Korea that will never give up their nuclear missiles.

If Ukraine had not given up its nuclear missiles, it would never have been invaded by Russia, so unfortunately there is no room for discussion.

Aren't Americans the only ones who think that the Pacific War ended thanks to American nuclear weapons? At the very least, the Japanese would have continued fighting if the Soviet Union had not invaded.

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I don't care if it's Elmer Fudd saying, "Let's talk." Let's at least try that. If it doesn't work, at least we tried. That's better than having a nut push the button. He might anyway but not because we didn't try.

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Agent_NeoJune 4 08:55 pm JST

Aren't Americans the only ones who think that the Pacific War ended thanks to American nuclear weapons? At the very least, the Japanese would have continued fighting if the Soviet Union had not invaded.

It would pretty ignorant to think the US wasn't a major factor in the surrender. Japan could have continued fighting the Soviets if the latter didn't have US boats, certainly. People take the emperor at his word that the bombs were the reason.

In addition to the United States, Russia, and China, there are other countries such as India, Pakistan, Iraq, and North Korea that will never give up their nuclear missiles.

Iraq doesn't have nuclear weapons and North Korea doesn't have a legitimate reason to need them, so the world community could return them to being sanctioned to oblivion until they give them up.

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At least it is a decent statement considering that his grandfather intervened in the most terrible war crime in history.

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I think Russia will have to have its war ended before it will be serious about any sort of negotiations. No arms limits should happen without China leading the way, either.

Awwwww, poor little thing..

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LOOOOOOL

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Even if people think Trump is the devil incarnate, the missiles flying over us in Japan stopped, peace treaty with Saudi, his America first policy would not allow 7.2 million illegals to cross their border and the Alaskan gas pipeline shutdown would’ve prevented ridiculous inflation affecting the whole world. I’d rather have mean tweets than world war 3.

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I’d rather have mean tweets than world war 3.

Whereas the intelligent people of the world have pointed out that Trump is largely responsible for the destabilization of the political climate that has brought us as near to WWW3 as we are.

Another Trump presidency would almost guarantee it.

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CalejToday 07:32 am JST

Even if people think Trump is the devil incarnate, the missiles flying over us in Japan stopped, peace treaty with Saudi, his America first policy would not allow 7.2 million illegals to cross their border and the Alaskan gas pipeline shutdown would’ve prevented ridiculous inflation affecting the whole world. I’d rather have mean tweets than world war 3.

None of those things are causing world war 3 but nice dancing around the issue.

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TaiwanIsNotChina

Nobody knew the power of that atomic bomb, and it was only much later after the war that it became clear how many people were killed.

How could the Japanese people have thought that the bomb was the reason for their surrender when they didn't even know its power?

In the first place, not many people understood the Emperor's radio broadcast at the time.

They only vaguely understood that "it seems we lost the war."

It's not surprising that Americans don't know the situation at the time, but the fact remains that the Americans broke the Geneva Convention and used weapons of mass destruction. The idea that millions of American soldiers would have died if the atomic bomb hadn't been dropped is just propaganda created after the war.

As an excuse, America is simply using the fact that China and South Korea say the Japanese military was cruel.

Since when has America mistakenly believed it was on the side of justice? lol

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