The Luddite theory of human progress in deleted scenes:
There are 20, maybe 30 physicists in the world who really understand this fission business. Key ones who, with enough resources and time to figure it out, can make this bomb.
And if any of them make this bomb, hundreds of thousands, maybe millions will die.
So why don't we just kill them all? There's only 20 or 30 of them. Kill them all, set the while thing back 10, 20, maybe 100 years.
-The Luddite theory of human progress.
-I don't recall them teaching that at Princeton.
They teach it in war.
-It would be cleaner.
-And it certainly makes numerical sense.
-We'd have to kill all the ones on our side, too. Einstein, Bohr, all those guys working for Groves.
That's the only way it would work.