Has the invention of atomic bomb made the world a more peaceful place?

原子弹的诞生是否带来了更和平的世界?

> Today, nations are more economically connected than ever before.

> It is essentially a lose-lose situation for any participating nations.

The invention of the atomic bomb increased the opportunity cost of war between nations. Due to its destructive nature, not only affected areas will take decades and centuries to recover, as a result of nuclear explosions, consequences such as radioactive fallout will continue to spread on global scale. Therefore, whether you are one of the participating countries or an ally, you will be affected in the unlikely event of a nuclear war.

原子弹的诞生增加了国家发动战争的机会成本。不仅战后的安全隐患与重建的成本遽增,被原子弹毁灭的地区由于辐射短时间无法恢复,而且辐射也有全世界范围内扩散的风险,对任何国家都造成威胁。

Besides, the cause of conflicts is usually surrounded by economic reasons.

此外,以往国家发动战争的导火索经常是自身经济衰退,资源贫乏而迫不得已的措施。

In modern global economy, nations are more economically connected than ever before. Global trade became a more effective way to neutralize social problems and globe conflicts. The birth of internet also provided a platform where information is more transparent. With easy access to information, not only people are more aware of the consequences, governing bodies are also under more pressure when solving foreign conflicts.

在如今全球化的市场,互利共赢的经济发展对于缓解内外矛盾更加有效。在互联网的发展过程中,信息也传播得更快,内容也更加透明,使得真正影响国家政权稳定的人民群众更清楚战争的风险。

As a result, the likelihood of another world war is rare, because a war between any nations with access to nuclear weapons is a risky way to solve a problem. It is essentially a lose-lose situation for any participating nations.

考虑以上因素,原子弹的出现自然影响了发动大范围战争的几率,因为两败俱伤的局面确实使得国家必须比以往考虑是否发动战争时更加深思熟虑。

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