by Zoe Pollock

Freddie DeBoer responds to Will Wilkinson on nuclear annihilation:

There are still enough active nuclear weapons in the world to render much of it an apocalyptic wasteland. I'm glad that scenario feels farther off then it did when I was a child, but please. As long as the impediment to such a scenario is human discretion and human virtue, our ticket is close to being punched.

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