Ignorance is no excuse!

Spotted on an online forum:

I realize that I might have offended some people, but I think this needs to be said. I’m tired of radiation getting a bad reputation. We are constantly bombarded with radiation in our everyday lives, only it’s such a small amount that the exposure is nominal. Ignorance is no excuse to perpetuating myths of radiation. –some forum poster

Radiation’s always getting a bad rap!

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4 Comments

  1. Ed Heil says:

    “Ra-di-a-tion. Yes, indeed. You hear the most outrageous lies about it. Half-baked goggle-box do-gooders telling everybody it’s bad for you. Pernicious nonsense! Everybody could stand a hundred chest X-rays a year!”

  2. MM says:

    I agree with “some forum poster”. Especially when it comes to NIMBY’s and Yucca Mountain. Check out the following study detailing the fact that statues inside the U.S. Capitol are giving off several times more radiation than the proposed Yucca Mountain site would:
    http://www.junkscience.com/apr01/crstudy.htm
    Sounds like we better ban granite and marble.

  3. pcg says:

    I drank irradiated milk (warm, right off the shelf where it had sat for a month or two) all of the time in Chile and it didn’t hurt me none. I I drank irradiated milk (warm, right off the shelf where it had sat for a month or two) all of the time in Chile and it didn’t hurt me none. I I drank irradiated milk (warm, right off the shelf where it had sat for a month or two) all of the time in Chile and it didn’t hurt me none. I I drank irradiated milk (warm, right off the shelf where it had sat for a month or two) all of the time in Chile and it didn’t hurt me none. I

  4. pcg says:

    Oops, I should escape that. That should read:
    I <3 radiation!

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