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Old August 11, 2013, 00:16   #7
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Originally Posted by D P Six View Post
If there is any nation on earth that should be super cautious if not fearful of nuclear power and weaponry it is Japan. Yet this techno savvy country cannot seem to come to terms with the earthquake/tsunami destruction of Fukushima.
Even today, there is still a strongly-rooted cultural urge among the Japanese to avoid "losing face". And this often comes down to an outright avoidance of facing unpleasant realities, be it failed national fiscal policy or putting an inadequately-protected reactor in the worst possible location, and then being unable to control the aftereffects of their poor planning.
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