Watchmen - Chapter 4 Dr. Manhattan: Super-Powers and the Superpowers Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Dr. Manhattan: Super-Powers and the Superpowers Summary

Chapter 4 concludes with a brief essay by Professor Milton Glass. Professor Glass discusses the nature of Dr. Manhattan and concludes, "God exists, and he's American" (p. II), referring to Dr. Manhattan as 'God' because of his god-like super-powers. Professor Glass then goes on to speculate on Dr. Manhattan's impact on the cold war between the United States of America and Russia. He concludes that Dr. Manhattan provides an enormous advantage to the United States of America, but that the advantage is not absolute. Professor Glass concludes that Russia, if threatened, would use nuclear weapons against the United States of America.

Chapter 4 Dr. Manhattan: Super-Powers and the Superpowers Analysis

Professor Milton Glass was, like Jon, employed at Gila Flats, Arizona, where he was a senior researcher. His basic premise is that Dr. Manhattan is essentially 'God'...

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