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<FONT SIZE="3">Pat Rabbite was on Morning Ireland this am - very diplomatic about panel, despite interviewer trying to push him into disparaging comment. Words like &quot;eminent&quot; were used..<BR>
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They are certainly all &quot;insiders&quot; - in Britain, the term &quot;the great &amp; the good&quot; is used for the kind of people who get appointed to govt. commissions.<BR>
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None of this is to question bona fides of those appointed.<BR>
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But - suppose we were considering introducing nuclear power stations for electricity generation (as in 70's).<BR>
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Would Govt set up a Commission none of whom had any current professional knowledge of Physics or Engineering to decide if Nuclear Power was a Good Thing.<BR>
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Yup....<BR>
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John</FONT>
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