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Ruth Dudley Edwards: Stop the self-delusion and bring on nuclear energy

Ruth Dudley Edwards explains how the crisis in Japan has actually allayed her fears of nuclear meltdown

Published 03/04/2011 | 05:00

I can just hear the conversations that raged about energy sources from the day man first found out how to make fire. "I don't like that fire! It's dangerous. Didn't you hear a hut got burned down in the next valley?"

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"So you want us to shiver, eat our food raw and have the wolves come at night to pick us off?'

"No. Just hurry up and find us a safe alternative."

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