But the nuclear powers still cling tenaciously to their weapons.
More Quotes from Joseph Rotblat:I saw science as being in harmony with humanity.
So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination.
It was at this time, ... that Groves mentioned that the real purpose in making the bomb was to subdue the Soviets. I was terribly shocked.
There is no direct evidence that nuclear weapons prevented a world war. Conversely, it is known that they nearly caused one.
All nuclear weapon states should now recognize that this is so, and declare - in Treaty form - that they will never be the first to use nuclear weapons. This would open the way to the gradual, mutual reduction of nuclear arsenals, down to zero.
My third appeal is to my fellow citizens in all countries: Help us to establish lasting peace in the world.
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