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Toying with Death

Posted By A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami On August 14, 2013 @ 10:52 pm In Science & Technology | No Comments

Insight: After disaster, the deadliest part of Japan’s nuclear clean-up [1]

Reuters – AARON SHELDRICK & ANTONI SLODKOWSKI – Aug 13, 2013

The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel from a damaged reactor building, a dangerous operation that has never been attempted before on this scale. Go to story [1]


Scientists have not given us longer lives

Atomic Age: Lies, Coverups and Broken Promises [2]
…The scientists have discovered atomic energy; now they can kill millions of men. So they have helped only in dying. They have not helped in living, and still they dare to declare that they will create. more [2]

excerpt from purport, Sri Isopanisad – 1974 Edition > Iso 11 [3]:
…The aim of human life should not be to enjoy perverted sense enjoyment but to cure the material disease. Aggravation of the material disease is no sign of knowledge, but a sign of avidyā, ignorance. For good health, a person should not increase his fever from 105 degrees to 107 degrees but should reduce his temperature to the normal 98.6. That should be the aim of human life. The modern trend of material civilization is to increase the temperature of the feverish material condition, which has reached the point of 107 degrees in the form of atomic energy. Meanwhile, the foolish politicians are crying that at any moment the world may go to hell. That is the result of the advancement of material knowledge and the neglect of the most important part of life, the culture of spiritual knowledge. Śrī Īśopaniṣad herein warns that we must not follow this dangerous path leading to death. On the contrary, we must develop the culture of spiritual knowledge so that we may become completely free from the cruel hands of death.


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[1] Insight: After disaster, the deadliest part of Japan’s nuclear clean-up: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/14/us-japan-fukushima-insight-idUSBRE97D00M20130814

[2] Atomic Age: Lies, Coverups and Broken Promises : http://hansadutta.com/ART_WSP/atomic_age260411.php

[3] purport, Sri Isopanisad – 1974 Edition > Iso 11: http://prabhupadabooks.com/iso/iso_11

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