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Weapon of mass destruction

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A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a weapon whose destructive capacity far exceeds that of conventional weaponry. Modern WMDs are nuclear, biological or chemical weapons, which are frequently referred to collectively as NBC weapons.

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What is the like­li­hood that civ­i­liza­tional col­lapse would di­rectly lead to hu­man ex­tinc­tion (within decades)?

Luisa_Rodriguez24 Dec 2020 22:10 UTC
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