[ RadSafe ] Psychological Impacts of Chernobyl
rich at tgainc.com
Mon May 2 19:35:58 CDT 2011
You can not control the world's thought process--Goebbel's tried to do that
last century and I think most agree that it was not the right thing to do.
In addition, it is not a wise policy, if your interest is to advance your
argument, to engage in ad hominems. The truth ought to prevail on it's own
merits. Radsafe was founded as a means to exchange information/ideas on
matters related to radiation, correct?
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 5:33 PM
To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Psychological Impacts of Chernobyl
And if they decide wrong?
I don't have any more time to waste trying to nail your Jello to a
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.
>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
>Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Psychological Impacts of Chernobyl
> 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
>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."
>At 10:36 AM 5/2/2011, you wrote:
> >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.
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