theorellior: I remember a friend of mine (I was maybe eight) wearing a T-shirt with a cartoony drawing of the cooling towers on it with smoke curling up out of them into the word "LIE". We were frankly skeptical of the nuclear industry at that point.
ginandbacon: MFAWG: ginandbacon: Oh wow. Now I feel very very old.Right? And I remember the hay the 'No Nukes' crowd made of it, and the movie. Good times!Oh yeah. The principal of my school got himself arrested demonstrating (Quaker school, lots of protesting and hiding Nicaraguans.) My mother and little brother went off to Seabrook for a protest. (They didn't get arrested.) But my best friend's father was a nuclear engineer and he very patiently explained that nuclear is really pretty safe and much cleaner that fossil fuels so I stayed home.That might have been my first act of teenage rebellion...
NIXON YOU DOLT!!!!!: gopher321: ZAZ: When Americans and their reactors go wrong, they make an expensive mess in a reactor building.When Japanese and their reactors go wrong, they melt down and leak radiation.When Russians and their reactors go wrong, they blow up and spew radiation.Good lord, I really hope you are not equating Chernobyl and Fukushima with 3 Mile Island...By all means, counsel, distinguish them for us./no, really. I'm curious.
Summoner101: Clearly the solution is to rely on coal fired plants to continuously pollute our planet
insertdip: theorellior: I remember a friend of mine (I was maybe eight) wearing a T-shirt with a cartoony drawing of the cooling towers on it with smoke curling up out of them into the word "LIE". We were frankly skeptical of the nuclear industry at that point.Cooling towers do not work that way!
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