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Ironically, Nippon is very much in a similar predicament as the US as per "Peak Oil/Resources" + GWCC - Nippon needs MORE NUKE ENERGY, NOT LESS, NOR PER THE UNPROVEN, UN-RELIABLE "GREEN TECHS" to satisfy the country's requirements, WHILE ALSO SUFFERING FROM PERVASIVE LACK OF NATIONAL PERT, POLITICAL CONSENSUS AS TO THE CAUSE, EXTENT, ANDOR REAL OR POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES, ETC. OF THE FUKUSHIMA/
IMO any stoppage as per Japan's use of NucPower is more about its FEAR OF NEW, MORE POWERFUL EARTHQUAKES OCCURING IN A GEOLOGICALLY SENSITIVE OR IMPORTANT UW REGION(S), NOT BECAUSE TOKYO GENUINELY BELIEVES IT = NIPPON DOESN'T NEED NUCLEAR ENERGY.
'Tis good PCorrectness + Media-Public Relations, + all that jazz, BUT NOBODY IN THEIR RIGHT MIND SERIOUSLY BELIEVES IT.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-16 19:59||
#2 Nippon will re-group and (uh-hem) "Heal" as a nation and world power.
We, sadly; will not. Ethnic purity (?) isn't always a bad thing.
Posted by canalzone 2012-04-16 22:09||