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FukushimaCalamity

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p. 153 (Hardcover p. 137)

Excerpt: "Let's put aside illegality and talk about secrecy. Secrecy meant it wasn't subject to scrutiny and criticism. That's how calamities like Chernobyl and Lamberton and Tsushima happen." -- Pedro Manella


Status

Subtle

 

Reality

Japanese Parliament's new report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis stated that the "fundamental causes are to be found in the ingrained conventions of Japanese culture: our reflexive obedience; our reluctance to question authority; our devotion to sticking with the program." (1)

 

References

  1. CNN - What Japanese leaders can learn from the Fukushima nuclear crisis

 

Comments (1)

phil thomas said

at 10:14 pm on Jul 7, 2012

Tsushima was in the center of the radiation plume from the Fukushima reactor.

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