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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:52 pm 
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"Humanity now faces a deadly serious challenge coming out of Japan -- the epicenter of radiation. Intentional efforts to downplay or dismiss this catastrophe reveal the immaturity of western civilization and some of our most acute human pathologies, including our worship of technology and our psychopathology of denial. The widespread distortion and cover-ups to protect private profits, national and corporate interests, to fool and betray the people, are unacceptable. Here are some of the deeper whats and whys and hows -- some technical issues and the kinds of questions people need to ask -- about the nuclear apocalypse unfolding on planet earth. Prayers are not enough. It's time to question everything, to put politics aside, to take personal action to halt nuclear expansion and defend ourselves from this industrial juggernaut."

http://globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=23764


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:54 am 
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The article is from 3/17/2011. A little late!
>>>>Those spent fuel rods should go into GEN 4 Fast Reactors which reduce it to much safer and much smaller amounts of lower grade waste.<<< Naturally, any reactor should be built to withstand any threats to it. The Fukishima power plant was built in a known tsunami/R-9 earthquake zone, and is of a GEN 2 design.
I think of all the above ground nuclear test explosions when I was a kid. Dr. Strangelove was on tonight and I caught the classic last half hour of it.
They could be the answer to stopping AGW and overpopulation. Doubtful, but possible.......... :shock: 8) :lol: :-k

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:18 am 
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Thanks for sharing the info. I located the information very helpful to spread awareness.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:10 pm 
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It's time to question everything, to put politics aside, to take personal action to halt nuclear expansion and defend ourselves from this industrial juggernaut

The best way to stop nuclear expansion is to quit buying electricity. It is not that hard... I am down to about 2 kilowatt-hour per day in the coldest Saskatchewan winter days. My power bill is about $30 per month but only about 15 cents of that is for the actual power used. (0.5 %). Next is to eliminate water bill and sewer bill with composting toilet system and rainwater collection. I also bought some batteries and inverters to add to my truck so I can generate my own power from fuel for now and solar panels might be worth looking at too... but I use so little electricity as it is that the fuel used will not be noticed, even on my 50+ miles/gallon Japanese minitruck. Making the truck to run on biodiesel and electricity could make it almost entirely solar and wind powered (with a bit of vegetable oil for long trips). Germany had a decision to make: build more nuclear plants or cover everyone's roof with solar panels. They chose the solar panels using guaranteed buy-back price for the electricity the panels (or windmills) produce and the plan worked (but they need some energy storage... they are building some storage methods).


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