"But science had to test it out to further their knowledge of its effects. People are expendable in furthering scientific knowledge."<quoted text>
One atomic bomb in Tokyo would have been immediately effective. Less loss of life, also. Actually, a long blockade would have done the trick. They are an island with no natural resources. There was no real need for an invasion, even less for an atomic bomb.
Politically it was a message sent to the Soviets to not get adventurous in a broken Europe. However, that could have been exhibited is a less graphical example.
Those two cities were just not that strategically important. There were much less populated areas that power could have been demonstrated.
But science had to test it out to further their knowledge of its effects. People are expendable in furthering scientific knowledge.
Europe had been slaughtering each other since man began. Science and technology just made it easier. It was power and control, not religion, that made them so warlike.
But religion Catholicism , had to test it's dogma out to force their myths on those that did not share the same view.These People were expendable in furthering religious domination.
"The mad heretic" Christopher Columbus did not sail off the edge of the flat Earth as expected.
but he brought the destructive plague of organized religion with him thus destroying the cultures of the Aztecs Mayans the incas and all the Native Americans - but Jesus loves you!
Huge steaming pile of BS!
The cost to humanity of fifteen centuries of Christian savagery of hundreds of millions of lives brutalised and truncated, sacrificed to war, torture, pogrom, burning, pestilence and plague is incalculable.
Christianity is the worst disaster in human history.