You want to make a guess?
Originally Posted by galacsi
Look, like it or not, it's a system about making money. It's flawed, gods know, but it's well-established and unlikely to go away quickly. This means that, should something work better and cheaper than oil, it will in time take over. The reason it hasn't happened with nuclear is that even people who are quite rational in other fields--like me--can be made nervous by nuclear, and the less rational can be made pretty violent about it. (And to me, it's not just the whole Three Mile Island/Chernobyl thing, though given my age during the latter, that's definitley part of it. It's also the "disposal of the waste" thing.)
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"