reply to post by signalfire
And those nukes were tiny(only because it's cost effective, not because of public health risks) in comparison to those harboured for Armageddon.
You already mentioned the failure of nuclear facilities(eg Fukushima).
What people seem to be forgetting is the ecosystem and wildlife we need on this planet to function.
Two examples of such negligence came to me this evening watching a programme about Vultures.
1) Hundreds if not thousands of Wildebeest drowned in a river crossing, carried downstream, where the Vultures await.
This happens every year and the Vultures clean up before bacteria sets in and poisons the river too much.
However the decline of Vultures has caused problems, tell tale signs are left over which will eventually cause problems for humans.
2) My second example explains the decline of Vultures. Basically cattle had eaten their dinner which contained pesticides that poisoned the cattle.
Hyenas then fed on the carcass'. But then the Hyenas travelled back home and within a few kilometres the Hyenas dropped dead from the poisoned cattle
carcass. Vultures feasted on the Hyena carcass' but were soon falling from the skies hundreds at a time.
Hell, even the flies that were attracted to the carcass' of these dead creatures were dropping dead.
Such cases lead to Dogs doing the job of eating regular animal corpses due to the Vulture shortage, which lead to rabies, which infected and killed
50,000 people in India I think it was(may have been Africa).
THAT WAS JUST PESTICIDES!!!
Now imagine an ecosystem trying to continue during nuclear fallout.
To be honest, anybody who doesn't "believe" the hype behind the dangers of nuclear wars, like the person you replied to, simply because of some tests
with weaponry that are nothing like the actual Nukes ready for conflict are clearly either misunderstanding the magnitude or they must just be
I've agreed with every word of your post & the previous one before, especially the disappointment some of the responses bring. Some of the members
here are completely deluded when it comes to forming a civilised opinion, it's disgusting sometimes. If I could have starred you again & again I would
have. It's good to see this site still has sensible people.
edit on 1-2-2014 by CharlieSpeirs because: Auto-Correct!