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Old 12-19-2018, 04:13 PM   #4199 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
The only nuclear meltdown to have killed was Chernobyl. 0 dead from 3 mile and Fukushima. Those who have died due to the business of producing nuclear energy are far fewer than those who have died producing all other types of electricity in terms of deaths per MWh delivered.

Occasional death is not a sufficient reason to be against something. If my family died in a plane crash, I would not be anti-flight.

Ladder falls kill a surprisingly large amount of people, and it accounts for among the largest percentage of accidental death, yet we don't see anti-ladder protesters in the streets.
Reason shouldn't necessarily be implied when discussing people's reactions to things.Emotion appears to dominate the decision-making landscape,a true victory for the conspiracy of your choosing.
Our survival has been associated with the ability to conceptualize a threat which may be lurking over the next hill,be it a jaguar, quick sand,or asteroid.
A perceived threat isn't handled any differently than a tangible,first order reality experience.
Nuclear power,to some,carries the same tooth and claw menace of a tiger.It's reptilian,triune-brained.Evolutionarily-selected.
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