Thinking on Talks (parts I & II)

Rev Simon Rumble simon at
Tue Dec 6 16:51:56 GMT 2005

On 6/12/2005, "Jonathan Peterson" <JPeterson at> wrote:

>Chernobyl went about as pear-shaped as a reactor can go, but the total
>deaths were pretty limited. Rather a waste of acres, I have to admit, but
>the USSR had plenty of those spare.

Too bad for the Belarussians though huh?

>It's true that both the government and industry continually lie and cover
>up nuclear related problems, but this is as much as result of public
>paranoia as it is a cause. No-one minds tens of thousands of people a year
>dying in coal mines, but if the risk of Leukemia increases by 5% for some
>village near a powerstation, and it's the end of the world.

Spoken like someone who lives a long way from a nuclear power plant.

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