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RE: Photoblogging Chernobyl


RE: Photoblogging Chernobyl
by biochik007 at 9:02 pm EST, Mar 7, 2004

Rattle wrote:
] ] If I tell someone that I am heading in "dead zone"... you
] ] know, what I hear.. In best case- "are you nuts?"
] I'd like to see this place for so many reasons. I grew up in
] the shadow of a nuclear power plant. An area I just spoke a
] volume of love for is threatened by the same fate. Just by
] virtue of being there..
] In terms of risk mechanics, this type of thing is something I
] see every reason to seek understanding of. These cities were
] frozen in time at the fall of the USSR planned
] economy
. These cities are poisoned in a most fearsome
] way, that I fear enemies desire to unleash.
] In terms of culture, I fear the reactions I
] would have exposing myself to this. I can't see being able
] too view anything and not be reminded of death, pain,
] fear, and despair.
] In search of trade craft, I'd jump in with two feet, a
] radiation counter, logging gear, and whatever else required.
] The idea of exploring something like that is exactly the type
] of thing that completely terrifies me in all the right ways.
] As this proves, both hatred and accidents can unleash
] such fates. Terrorists, entropy, and irresponsibility are all
] attack vectors. There are a number of episodes of history,
] that have always invoked really strong reactions from me.
] This is one of them.

Wow the pictures are so incredible, breath taking :)

RE: Photoblogging Chernobyl

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