[ RadSafe ] Very serious question - please answer!

Ted de Castro tdc at xrayted.com
Wed Sep 14 19:59:55 CDT 2011

I other well worn words:

Keep your enemies closer!

On 9/14/2011 5:15 PM, Steven Dapra wrote:
> Sept. 14
>         Good points, Mike.  In a perverse sort of a way Busby serves a 
> purpose --- he is a canary.  (Any coal miners here?)
> Steven Dapra
> At 02:20 PM 9/14/2011, you wrote:
>> I find Prof. Busby's posts useful, as it give me a "heads-up" on the
>> next bogus line coming down the way.  I can then warn my bosses, and
>> spend the several minutes spotting the holes in his arguments.  On
>> several occasions this has proved useful, when a member of the public or
>> a reporter contacts my organization, concerned about one of these claims
>> (such as a higher infant mortality on the West Coast of the US due to
>> Fukushima).  I can quickly shoot back a well developed explanation about
>> why the issue they are concerned about is not honestly stated, and point
>> out how this is not an isolated occurrence.  I don't know that I have
>> convinced anyone to be more discerning in general, but I have reduced
>> the panic level on particular topics, and shown them that the source is
>> not to be trusted.
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