Re: Nuke Weapon Mishaps--was Re: Bill Joy on the CBS evening news

Date: Sat Jan 06 2001 - 08:41:24 MST

In a message dated 1/6/2001 12:18:59 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< At 05:47 PM 5/01/01 -0500, Mike Lorrey wrote:
>What you fail to show with your many examples of one case where
>catastrophe resulted from nuclear accidents. Chernobyl is the best
>candidate, and that was more an accident that proved the incompetency of
>communism, not nuclear technology.
 What a stroke of luck that no nation today is communist!
 Well, aside from the most populous one in the world.
 Damien Broderick >>
Bill Joy is a killjoy-not a sage, but rather, a rich cynic. More importantly,
we need to let technologies fail, from a marketplace point of view. If they
cannot be permitted to fail, then their is something wrong with the
technology, or the society that uses it; or both. A nature red in tooth and
claw is terrible, a marketplace red in tooth and claw is a necessity.

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