[ RadSafe ] Psychological Impacts of Chernobyl

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Mon May 2 19:32:56 CDT 2011

May 2

         And if they decide wrong?

         I don't have any more time to waste trying to nail your 
Jello to a wall.

Steven Dapra

At 06:07 PM 5/2/2011, you wrote:
>I think he sparks interest among the uneducated and the news media--thereby
>opening the dialogue, which then allows for us to correct whatever facts he
>gets wrong--it's all part of a process. Not really a yes or no question.
>People are more likely to learn if they hear both sides and decide for
>themselves, in my opinion.
>Rich Gallego
>-----Original Message-----
>From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
>[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Steven Dapra
>Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 5:12 PM
>To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List
>Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Psychological Impacts of Chernobyl
>May 2
>          On April 29th (see below) I asked this question:
>"Busby has apparently claimed that Fukushima will lead to 400,000 additional
>cancers.  This claim is absurd on the face of it.  Do you really believe
>this constitutes "educating the world"?"
>          According to the infowars.com website he has claimed 800,000 excess
>cancers.  Whatever the case, do you think this constitutes "educating the
>world"?  I'm looking for a yes or no answer.
>          Your rhetorical flights of fancy about Busby "opening the dialogue"
>serve no purpose.  Busby has made his claims, let him substantiate them.  So
>far, he has not done so.  Until he does, it's going to be more than a little
>difficult to specifically show how off base and absurd his claims are.
>          While we are waiting for Busby, you can tell us whether or not his
>fustian constitutes "educating the world."
>Steven Dapra
>At 10:36 AM 5/2/2011, you wrote:
> >Steven,
> >
> >I think that is something that the uneducated world might believe if
> >not answered. Busby is opening the dialogue, it is up to us to show how
> >off base or absurd his claims are. Hopefully we can make our point in a
> >way the general public can understand.
> >
> >Rich


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