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Peony Pink and the Ides of Plutonium

By Lynda Lehmann, published on Mar 20, 2011

...using nuclear energy is like selling one's soul "to the devil," as Christopher Marlowe's doomed fictional character Doctor Faustus did.

Personally I'm for going in other directions, as the feasibility of safe-use for nuclear is doubtful, at best. It's never been more obvious that nuclear power is just too dangerous to fill our energy needs, and we need to make drastic changes to improve the technology and come up with real fail-safes. Or we need to go in other directions.

If more funding went into R & D, even a fragment of what has gone into designing and building... (more)

Tags: environment, japan, energy, survival, poisoning, disaster, nuclear technology, nuclear power, toxic, contamination

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