Rhetorical Analysis Of Robert Oppenheimer's Speeches

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On the 2nd of November 1945 J. Robert Oppenheimer gave a speech on the, the recent events in Japan, in Los Almanos New Mexico. His speech gave reasons behind the construction and the use of the atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He directed his speech towards “ fellow scientists and at least worriers”, and described the situation as “the fix we are in.” This brings about the seriousness of the situation of the incident, as we are not only the creators of the bomb, but America itself had to give a reason for such destruction. After the disaster of the two nuclear explosions in Japan, the general public everywhere did not only want to know of why it had to be so from the responsible country itself, but the reasons behind the creation of such a…show more content…
“In order to handle this common problem there must be a complete sense of community responsibility”. Responsibility, which everyone should consider regarding this problem. “A new field in which technical operations, special characteristics should establish a community of interest, which might be regarded as a pilot plan for a new type of international collaboration.” These inspiring statements were deliberately used in such a context, to inspire people, to work for a better future. Towards “ a world, witch is united, and a world in which war will not occur.” Oppenheimer knew the basis behind the inspiration, he not only gave good reasons for the future first, but made it clear that the road to future could hold “democracy”, “and a new spirit of international affairs” will not come without “an enormous change in spirit.” The spirit that will ensure a change for the united community’s with more profound attitudes, such as “the common bond with other men everywhere.” The attitudes that even “Americans have being willing to die for”. By telling the philosophical meanings of the future he inspired people to head for a better

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