posted on Jul, 6 2008 @ 02:34 PM
So you are the leader of the USA. You realise that oil won't last forever, nuclear power gives you cheap and relatively clean energy that could power
your country for 300 years. So you start enriching uranium and making power plants.
Several countries step in, they tell you that you have no right to do such a thing, these countries have nuclear power themselves so you wonder what
all the fuss is about and your citizens think the same. You continue enriching uranium, these countries put serious political pressure on you and give
you a choice. Either stop enriching uranium and they will supply it, or face consequences.
So now you think it through, you would be reliant on countries who essentially hate you, if you ever disagree with what they're doing they can simply
cut off your supply of uranium. You would be left without electricity with a populous that would hate you and suffer because of it. No power would
result in many deaths.
Worst of all you are being told this by countries who already have nuclear power and nuclear weapons. The hypocrisy is amazing. These countries have
enemies themselves but they are trusted with weapons of incredible power.
So ask yourselves, if the positions were reveresed and your country were facing a future of unclear electricity production, would you rely on uranium
supplied by people that essentially distrust and dislike you. Or would you strive to get your own sources of energy?
I'm not a fan of Iran, really i'm not, however we cannot stop them gaining nuclear power, to do so would be utterly hypocritical of the UK, USA and
other countries. I wouldn't trust another country to supply all of the UK's uranium needs if we went over to full nuclear power and if everyone
thought it through and put yourselves in Irans position, you would accept their position.
Let them get nuclear power, let them enrich it, and just keep tabs on it, we have spies in such countries afterall, we would know if they started up a
true weapons program.