[ RadSafe ] Yucca Mountain, etc.
sjd at swcp.com
Fri Jul 11 09:58:42 CDT 2008
A few comments interspersed from Steven Dapra (SD).
At 12:08 AM 7/11/08 -0700, James Salsman wrote:
>Mike Brennan errs:
> > The question I answered was "What is the current rate of U238 seepage
> from the storage facilities?" ... So, your question was "What is the amount
> > of U238 per day...."
James, your initial question was "What is the current rate of U238
seepage from the storage facilities?" The leak has to occur over some
period of time. Why are you getting huffy about Mike answering at a per
day rate? If you don't like the rate of seepage per day, specify a period
of time that is more to your liking. Per second, per century, per
gazillion years --- what do you want? You also didn't ask for a "mean
expected rate." You asked for the "current rate." Why don't you try
reading your own requests? You appear to expect us to read them . . . .
>I asked nothing about "per day" or any other denomination of time.
>Even if I had, the mean expected rate is not zero.
Since you know so much about it, James, what is the "mean expected
rate" if it is not zero and what makes you think you are correct?
>Steven Dapra has an interesting view:
> > All weapons act off the battlefield.
>Dapra believes, "with God all things are possible" -- including anything
>that Dapra wants to make up because international law is not
>convenient enough for the rhetorical bed that he has made for himself.
Although it is true that with God all things are possible, that
has nothing to do with the *fact* that weapons act off the battlefield. I
didn't make anything up. You probably made up this hokum about
international banning weapons that act off the battlefield. The plain
unvarnished truth is not convenient for the rhetorical bed you have made
for yourself. If you have a citation to your alleged "international law"
let's have it.
Permit me to remind you, James, that you still have not posted
your CV. Do you have one or don't you? I'm betting you don't -- at least
not in any of the hard sciences.
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