In one to two paragraphs, compare and contrast the source you described in your initial post with the one described by your peer. Are the two sources’ theses or arguments compatible? Do they use the same or different primary sources? Is one source more reliable, in your estimation, than the other? How do these two sources, combined, add to what you know about the research topic?
‘What were the other options to the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Why were these options not pursued? Looking at this article, it is evident that the author takes a social lens. The author addresses the question of alternatives because the atomic bombings of that time have continued to remain the most controversial decisions in the history of planet earth. The fact that the bombings caused lots of death, the author looks at the various consequences of the bombings from a social perspective. How were the people affected psychologically, economically, politically, physically and otherwise? It is also clear from this article that the bombings on Japan compared to other nuclear technology bombings were founded on the social world and not political world. The bombings were very complex and revolved around a variety of social issues in a bid to end the Second World War. ‘there were so many other available options for scientists including clarifying an unconditional surrender terms, waiting for soviet entry, invasion of Japan and a continued naval blocking and withholding of necessary suppliers. This article takes a social lens because in as much as there were so many practical alternatives available, they only settled for what would cost human lives and the number of deaths and casualties is what the author uses to form a robust debate.