Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by DrMatt » Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:56 pm

Not a ray of comfort for you then.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:05 pm

Of course. Because radioactive Cesium (134Cs and 137Cs) is exactly the same as eating potassium. And remember kids, no matter how much radioactive material leaks out of reactor cores and spent fuel rods, it's no big deal.

I don't even know why they spent so much money on containment buildings. Clearly radiation isn't really dangerous.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:04 pm

robinson wrote:
Of course. Because radioactive Cesium (134Cs and 137Cs) is exactly the same as eating potassium.


No. Far safer apparently, at that dose. I'd be far more concerned with the mercury in the tuna. You remember mercury, don't you? The stuff spewed out of coal stacks?
And remember kids, no matter how much radioactive material leaks out of reactor cores and spent fuel rods, it's no big deal.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:05 pm

I gave up trying to get a reasonable response out of any nuclear believer. Nothing will penetrate their ignorance. No matter how bad a nuclear disaster is, they will insist it isn't that bad.

Not for any scientific reason, it's because they fear it will reflect badly on future reactors.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:30 pm

robinson wrote:I gave up trying to get a reasonable response out of any nuclear believer.
Do you mean a proponent of nuclear power? I'm one of those.
Nothing will penetrate their ignorance.
You can penetrate my ignorance with a fallacy-free logical argument. You've thus far never tried that approach. Would you like to try it?
No matter how bad a nuclear disaster is, they will insist it isn't that bad.
The correct approach may be to first agree on what constitutes bad.
Not for any scientific reason, it's because they fear it will reflect badly on future reactors.
Evidences?

Energy is risky business. No production method is risk free. Which methods represent the overall lowest risk, highest return? That is the only question that matters.

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:56 pm

Anyone dead yet?

Godzilla rampaging around Tokyo?

Thought not.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by DrMatt » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:30 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:Anyone dead yet?

Godzilla rampaging around Tokyo?

Thought not.
Godzilla was busy deflecting the superhurricane from the northeast coast of the US.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Witness » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:29 am

Not radioactivity, but mercury pollution in Minamata (1971). The photographer, Eugene Smith, was beaten up and nearly lost his eyesight.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:17 pm

If ever a topic title needed a changing
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Re: Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by ed » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:17 pm

Cool Hand wrote:Maybe. Meanwhile, I live about 40 miles from a nuclear power plant designed in the late 60s, where construction actually began almost 40 years ago, and it still has no nuclear license from the NRC and has never been operational. As of right now, it's scheduled to be operational sometime as early as 2018 or so, nearly 50 years after it was first designed and proposed.

We'd better get moving if we're going to be serious about relying on nuclear power to replace coal as our primary source of electricity production in the US.

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Ah HA!!!!!!!

I have cleverly lulled you into a false sense of security and now I have narrowed down the location of your home to a mear 5000 sq. miles.

That is me coming thru the door.

Bwahahahahahhaahahaa
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:04 pm

ed wrote:Ah HA!!!!!!!

I have cleverly lulled you into a false sense of security and now I have narrowed down the location of your home to a mear 5000 sq. miles.

That is me coming thru the door.

Bwahahahahahhaahahaa
Even better! Since we know he lives exactly 40 miles away, we simply double 40 and multiply by pi and look on the outside rim

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by ed » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
ed wrote:Ah HA!!!!!!!

I have cleverly lulled you into a false sense of security and now I have narrowed down the location of your home to a mear 5000 sq. miles.

That is me coming thru the door.

Bwahahahahahhaahahaa
Even better! Since we know he lives exactly 40 miles away, we simply double 40 and multiply by pi and look on the outside rim

Bwa-Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhaha
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Mon Jan 20, 2014 9:41 pm

robinson wrote:If ever a topic title needed a changing
And your suggestion for the change?
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by hammegk » Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:15 pm

sparks wrote:
robinson wrote:If ever a topic title needed a changing
And your suggestion for the change?
You should all go fuck yourselves silly.

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:15 am

After you, dipshit. :)
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by hammegk » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:26 pm

sparks wrote:After you, dipshit. :)
Find your own porkypine tail, fuckwit. :nutkick:

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:28 pm

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