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80. Are we exposed to high levels of gamma radiation every day of our lives? -nt
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  -Safe Radiation Is a Lethal TMI Lie.Says,David Wasserman.There is no safe dose of radiation The Wielding Truth  Apr-04-11 02:19 PM   #0 
  - Yes, there are plenty of safe doses of radiation. To say otherwise is the lie.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 02:25 PM   #1 
  - NO scientific basis. Spoken like a true scientist...afraid not! nt  thereismore   Apr-04-11 02:33 PM   #5 
  - Water, fire, air and dirt  LoZoccolo   Apr-04-11 03:28 PM   #25 
  - He is correct. 100% correct.  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 03:40 PM   #39 
     - You and Wraith are incorrect, every dose of radiation creates harm, your body may  diane in sf   Apr-04-11 04:05 PM   #53 
     - I'm sorry, but science does not back up your statements.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 05:59 PM   #60 
     - Do you understand that many forms of radiation pass through your body doing absolutely nothing?  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 08:01 PM   #70 
     - Let's stick to Gamma radiation - that which is being emitted from Fukushima  eowyn_of_rohan   Apr-05-11 10:08 AM   #79 
     - Oh, my. So radiation hurts us by draining our precious fluids  Union Scribe   Apr-05-11 01:45 AM   #74 
     - Dihydrogen Monoxide has killed more .  whistler162   Apr-05-11 12:17 PM   #84 
  - It's the governmental "safe" standards discussed in this article.  The Wielding Truth   Apr-04-11 02:37 PM   #8 
  - You seem to be confused about what the word "research" means. Writing crap on a website is not  Maru Kitteh   Apr-04-11 07:03 PM   #68 
  - +1. I have grown weary of reading this insanity at DU. Luddites, one and all.  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 03:37 PM   #32 
  - Let's put it another way..  sendero   Apr-04-11 06:08 PM   #64 
  - You are exposed to radiation ever single minute of every single day of your life  Drale   Apr-04-11 02:29 PM   #2 
  - The potassium in the human body released 4,000 Becquerels every second.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 02:32 PM   #4 
  - We have human bodies drifting in from Japan? Apples and oranges. There is good enough  thereismore   Apr-04-11 02:35 PM   #6 
  - Caution? Yes. Concern? Yes! Reason to spread baseless fear? NO!!  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 03:41 PM   #42 
     - Agreed. nt  thereismore   Apr-04-11 05:15 PM   #58 
  - But that's naturally occurring radiation, correct?  CoffeeCat   Apr-04-11 02:49 PM   #14 
     - Your body can't tell the difference between "natural" and "manmade" radiation.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 02:56 PM   #16 
     - K-40 gives off a beta and a gamma ray. Alpha emitters like Plutonium....  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:01 PM   #19 
     - You mean alpha emitters like Radon?  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:06 PM   #20 
        - Did you ever hear about the Battelle Laboratories Northwest experiment?  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:13 PM   #21 
           - I have... I think you should look it up again.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:34 PM   # 
              - Radiation homeostasis??? Really???  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:38 PM   #34 
                 - The title and/or purpose of the report aren't particularly relevant here.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:42 PM   #43 
                    - Here's a more reputable source:  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:49 PM   #49 
                       - I'm fine with that source  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:54 PM   #50 
                          - I admit I was going with memories of findings I read in 1974...  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:57 PM   #51 
                             - Again... how are you defining "fatal dose"?  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:59 PM   #52 
                             - Ok. Here's my "fair reading".  FBaggins   Apr-05-11 08:50 AM   #76 
                                - Except that Pu239 would not be evenly distributed over a lung....  Junkdrawer   Apr-05-11 10:41 AM   #82 
                                   - Sure it would  FBaggins   Apr-05-11 12:10 PM   #83 
     - Jesus, another poster who thinks we are idiots. nt  thereismore   Apr-04-11 03:33 PM   #29 
     - No, your facts are not correct. Just because something is "natural" doesn't make it magic.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:26 PM   #23 
        - Do you agree that 1 microgram of Pu239 is fatal?  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:29 PM   #26 
           - Do you agree that Pierre is the capital of South Dakota?  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:30 PM   #27 
              - Which claims did *I* make?  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:33 PM   #28 
                 - That a handful of iodine particles reaching the US will kill people.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:39 PM   #37 
                 - Check the posts and posters again. n/t  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:41 PM   #40 
                    - Whoops, you're right. I thought I was still replying to the same person.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:42 PM   #44 
                 - You sure seem to imply that one microgram of PU is a fatal dose.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:39 PM   #38 
                    - You dispute that?  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 03:43 PM   #46 
                       - Easily  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:48 PM   #48 
  - Then it's safe to stick your head in your microwave?  StarburstClock   Apr-04-11 03:34 PM   #30 
  - Right, because the universe is totally black and white!  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:37 PM   #33 
  - Jesus, do you even know the difference between wavelengths of 600 nm, 1 cm and 10 pm? Educate  thereismore   Apr-04-11 03:37 PM   #31 
  - Are we exposed to high levels of gamma radiation every day of our lives? -nt  eowyn_of_rohan   Apr-05-11 10:09 AM   #80 
  - Ridiculous fear mongering.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 02:31 PM   #3 
  - its not dishonest to speak the truth.  iemitsu   Apr-04-11 02:54 PM   #15 
     - Of course it isn't  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 02:56 PM   #17 
        - you must feel pretty protected from the radiation.  iemitsu   Apr-04-11 03:22 PM   #22 
           - I for one feel protected by my knowledge of science.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:27 PM   #24 
              - a scientist would not claim there is no basis for concern.  iemitsu   Apr-04-11 03:39 PM   #35 
                 - Except that they have, repeatedly, over and over.  TheWraith   Apr-04-11 03:41 PM   #41 
                 - Yeah but he like totally knows Gram Nash and Jackson Browne man..... they play awesome guitar so  Maru Kitteh   Apr-04-11 07:13 PM   #69 
                 - Of course they would.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 03:42 PM   #45 
  - Different btwn radiation vs. ingesting radioactive particles???  CoffeeCat   Apr-04-11 02:36 PM   #7 
  - Very different indeed. But that's not the story the Corporate Media wants out now....  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 02:38 PM   #9 
  - Amazing how often "solid health physics" directly contradicts what the ACTUAL health physicists say.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 02:44 PM   #11 
     - Where did I say "radioactivity coming to the United States"?  Junkdrawer   Apr-04-11 02:46 PM   #12 
        - Sorry... it's the subject of the OP.  FBaggins   Apr-04-11 02:48 PM   #13 
  - Thank you - that is what I have been asking & saying - okay, so we get radiation  Hestia   Apr-04-11 02:40 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-11 02:57 PM   #18 
  - You have nuggets of facts in your rhetorical questions,...  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 03:45 PM   #47 
  - To all scientifically literate, anti-nuke DUers: are you condemning this OP as anti-science?  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 03:39 PM   #36 
  - Not anti-science, just lacking in science education. (nt)  jeff47   Apr-04-11 04:24 PM   #54 
  - You're quoting one of the most misunderstood facts about radiation.  jeff47   Apr-04-11 04:30 PM   #55 
  - Oh ... you are agreeing to the question. Okay.  The Wielding Truth   Apr-04-11 04:40 PM   #56 
  - And this relates to my post how? (nt)  jeff47   Apr-04-11 04:42 PM   #57 
  - This may seem insulting but it is not intended to be so...  hayu_lol   Apr-04-11 05:18 PM   #59 
  - Yes, our science education sucks  jeff47   Apr-04-11 06:03 PM   #61 
  - It's kinda like starting up your car in the morning. "Is this the ride that finally kills me?"  Buzz Clik   Apr-04-11 08:03 PM   #71 
     - I see your line of thought but manufacturing poison without an antidote is insane.  The Wielding Truth   Apr-05-11 12:55 AM   #72 
        - True, true. Disposal is problematic. Do you support opening the facility at Yucca Mountain?  Buzz Clik   Apr-05-11 06:11 AM   #75 
        - So we should rely on another energy source that produces more poison that we can't neutralize?  jeff47   Apr-05-11 09:46 AM   #77 
  - Now we have health/environment damage due to recklessness/hubris for HUNDREDS OF YEARS nt  flamingdem   Apr-04-11 06:05 PM   #62 
  - Yes. Too bad we spent the last 50 years burning all that coal.  jeff47   Apr-05-11 09:49 AM   #78 
  - unrec for hyperbole  uppityperson   Apr-04-11 06:06 PM   #63 
  - Make the connection - point is this catastrophe will hurt children  flamingdem   Apr-04-11 06:08 PM   #65 
     - Of course. But you don't have to use hyperbole in an already awful situation.  uppityperson   Apr-04-11 06:13 PM   #66 
        - I agree. Those websites using exaggerated numbers about water aren't helping  flamingdem   Apr-04-11 06:40 PM   #67 
  - The truth of the matter is bad enough without hair-pulling and fearmongering.  Union Scribe   Apr-05-11 01:44 AM   #73 
  - Thank you and exactly.  uppityperson   Apr-05-11 10:28 AM   #81 
  - Is it really being stressed enough to make us stop accepting the insanity of  The Wielding Truth   Apr-06-11 01:17 AM   #85 
  - K/R  defendandprotect   Apr-06-11 01:20 AM   #86 

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