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Old 05-14-2019, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by clairobscur View Post
Well, that they needed to see the chunk of graphite is unbelievable. I mean, if your car runs out of oil, you're warned, but when your reactor's core explodes, nothing? Not a even a flashing light with "you're all fucked" on it?
I've known a number of people who have car dashboards lit up like Christmas with blinking lights who nonetheless tried to continue driving said vehicle.

Sure, there were all sorts of warning signs. People ignored them, because they couldn't believe it was that bad. That is the very essence of denial.
 

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