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Comment author: Houshalter 24 March 2013 08:00:41PM 1 point [-]

The real problem with nukes isn't the amount of things they can physically destroy, but the radiation left afterwards which would kill most of the population and leave huge areas of land uninhabitable for generations. And any survivors would be left with collapsed economies and governments. Millions would probably die just because we couldn't produce enough food or drinking water, let alone other resources.