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Response to abumbyanyothername (Reply #50)

Sun Sep 16, 2012, 03:00 AM

53. The use of lots of powerful nuclear energy (if SAFE)

 

I think that nuclear energy - if done in an extremely safe manner - is akin to flying on an airplane. People tend to be more afraid of flying in airplanes, than of riding in cars, despite the fact that flying is much safer.


At some point, the world will reach a point where it will need more power - and I don't think people will react by consuming less. A widespread expansion of SAFE civilian nuclear power could do a massive amount of good.

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