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But man is not destined to vanish. He can be killed, but he cannot be destroyed, because his soul is deathless and his spirit is irrepressible. Therefore, though the situation seems dark in the context of the confrontation between the superpowers, the silver lining is provided by amazing phenomenon that the very nations which have spent incalculable resources and energy for the production of deadly weapons are desperately trying to find out how they might never be used. They threaten each other, intimidate each other and go to the brink, but before the total hour arrives they withdraw from the brink.
The main point from the author's view is that
Man's soul and spirit can not be destroyed by superpowers.
Human society will survive despite the serious threat of total annihilation
Man's safety is assured by the delicate balance of power in terms of nuclear weapons
Man's soul and spirit are immortal
The phrase 'Go to the brink' in the passage means
Retreating from extreme danger.
Declare war on each other.
Advancing to the stage of war but not engaging in it
Negotiate for peace.
Irrepressible' in the second line means
A suitable title for the above passage is
Destruction of mankind is in evitable.
Man's desire to survive inhibits use of deadly weapons
Threats and intimidation between super powers
Cowardly retreat by man
In the author's opinion
Huge stockpiles of destructive weapons have so far saved mankind from a catastrophe.
Superpowers have at last realized the need for abandoning the production of lethal weapons
Mankind is heading towards complete destruction.
Nations in possession of huge stockpiles of lethal weapons are trying hard to avoid actual conflict.