Discussion in 'Sci Reviews' started by Syzygys, Apr 20, 2007.
Marie Curie did die.
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So did her husband. Ban four wheeled horse driven carriages.
Hempseed oil, you refugees from the Three Stooges brain trust.
Could be the lies that preceded and followed those two disasters had as much effect as the accidents themselves.
The reactors in Red Wing, MN, for example, were presented to the community as completely safe, ridiculously overbuilt with safety features, and as accident proofed as could possibly be - and then TMI came along and proved that well, no, things weren't quite that well under control. And people realized they'd been lied to. Lied to before, during, and after that near miss.
We were confronted with the fact that the entire nuke business, including the government regulatory agencies, was willing to kill them and ruin their rivers and bankrupt their communities as a side effect of nuke projects and profits. And they still are.
Thanks for pointing us to A Tank of Gas, A World of Trouble, Syzygys.
It's an interesting and informative read- very worthwhile.
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