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In response to 9/26 is Petrov Day
Comment author: steven 26 September 2007 05:24:22PM 5 points [-]

Is it your actual opinion that nuclear war between the US and USSR would have destroyed the world (or human civilization), or was that just a figure of speech? The distinction seems worth upholding.

In response to comment by steven on 9/26 is Petrov Day
Comment author: mbh007 27 September 2010 05:35:14AM 1 point [-]

I'd say its fact. Considering we employed the Mutual Assured Destruction Doctrine during the Cold War. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutual_assured_destruction