humanERROR by Frying Dutchman

 

 

 

This is a moving video..

Very powerful. So much passion, if only more felt the same--if only more would listen. This young man, and others like him take time from their own busy lives to learn and to pass that knowledge along - these are the people who will in the long run make a difference. I am ashamed to be as guilty as the next person in this regard... Dependent on the same energies. For some reason we allowed ourselves to believe nuclear power plants are somehow safer than nuclear weapons. Ha! Now, how many Chernobyl, or Fukushima events can we survive? It's depressing to think that it's our kids who will be left to try and live in the world we've destroyed for them today. Solar, wind, hydro-power--all safe, responsible, sustainable solutions. Just not lucrative enough I guess.

Some of us weren't fooled.

But we don't have a voice in what gets done. The military industrial complex wanted to ensure a supply of nuclear weapons, so they pushed nuclear energy. Was it Einstein who said it was the stupidest, most dangerous, and most expensive way to boil water ever invented?

Theoretically, and only theoretically, nuclear power could be safe (if there was a safe way to dispose of the wastes, which there isn't). Unfortunately when you have human designers, human engineers, human builders, and human operators, there is inevitably going to be a lot of human error. And on top of that, if it is in a capitalist society where profit is more important than safety, it cannot ever be made safe because profit is more important.

I'm glad you liked the video, Nestwings. That's possibly the most informed, passionate rant I've ever heard. A cry for sanity in a world gone mad. But the world's leaders won't listen and the people who vote for them are too apathetic to care--voters just want to leave all decisions up to their leaders so they don't have to think or take responsibility themselves, and world leaders do whatever the captains of industry and the military commanders tell them to do, so that they can get very rich and won't be assassinated. Many politicians started out wanting to make the world a better place. But once they were elected, they got "the visit" that John Perkins describes in Confessions of an Economic Hitman, and were asked "the question" if they preferred plomo o plata, lead or silver, a bullet in the brain or wealth beyond their wildest dreams, and those that are still alive, made the evil choice.

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