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Response to kristopher (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 8, 2013, 09:01 PM

12. Thank you for offering another opinion on a subject you know nothing about.

The subject in this question is my ethical universe.

For the record, as I have made clear many times, I was once a dumb, uneducated anti-nuke, but I changed my mind.

I did so after Chernobyl blew up - leaving my heart in my throat - and to my surprise, after believing the horseshit handed to me over the years by shit for brains people, like say, the membership of the Union of Concerned "Scientists," millions of people failed to die.

Now, I do recognize that bourgeois brats who spend their days with stupid daydreams about the Tesla electric car for billionaires and millionaires, etc, live in an ethical universe populated by other people who think that the only reason to do something is for money, but I remain unimpressed - well that may be too wimpy a word, "unimpressed" - perhaps I should say "I hold this view in contempt.

Jim Hansen, for one example, did not start his career to promote nuclear energy. Neither did Richard Leakey. Both of these men, to list only a few well known examples inhabit a moral universe.

Now, if I thought that the anti-nukes here inhabited such a universe, I might have more respect for them. I mean, there is a Catholic Charity that's trying to buy poor people in Germany compact fluorescent bulbs, and maybe even LED's because the price of electricity is so high in that country because of the activities of rich clueless kids who make up the so called "Green" Party in that coal burning hell hole. You would think they might donate a few bucks to the charity, or, if they object to Catholicism, a similar charity. But I don't expect any ethical understanding at all from these kinds of people. They are all, from what I can tell, materialist consumers obsessed with verifying, no matter who suffers, their dim bulb view of the universe. What I expect from them is what I see: Morally and technically oblivious posts about how $107,500 electric BMWs will save the world.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1127&pid=58407

Have a wonderful week.

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