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I think we'll just have to agree to disagree about what Chernobyl illustrates. I think you are very naive to assume that the countries currently considering going nuclear won't look at shall we say 'multiple applications' for those plants, and will adhere to safety standards that are going to make it - especially when you consider that nuclear plants in developed nations still have a range of significant safety concerns, especially the older ones.

"I do not feel that it is correct from my comfortable perch in an energy-rich society to be dictating to developing countries a limitation on their sources of electricity."

I just have to pull that out and ask that you contrast it with what you wrote about indigenous people and mining/waste disposal. Your perch seems to have a switch for altering the degree of comfort you feel on certain ethical questions.

"This can't possibly get more disturbing!" - Willow

by myriad (imogenk at wildmail dot com) on Thu Oct 20th, 2005 at 05:01:16 PM EST
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