Word for everything we’ve ever created to kill

Humans eradicated the plague, but created one themselves – a plague of violence and destruction, which came about with the invention of _______.

Or

It is a disturbing balance humans have unintentionally brought by pursuing saving and taking lives at the same time. Bringing death through ____ and saving lives by medical advancement.

Basically, a hypernym for explosives, weapons, TNT, nukes etc. would suffice.

Answer

Destructive
[dih-struhk-tiv]
adjective

  1. tending to destroy; causing destruction or much damage (often followed by of or to).

  2. tending to overthrow, disprove, or discredit (opposed to constructive):

Humans have unintentionally created a disturbing dichotomy; pursuing saving lives and taking lives at the same time. Technology has proven to be both constructive and destructive.

Humans have unintentionally created a disturbing dichotomy; pursuing saving lives and taking lives at the same time. Human advancement has proven to be both constructive and destructive.

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