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Re: Why do we use facilities with EPO's?

  • From: Alexander Harrowell
  • Date: Fri Jul 27 05:53:33 2007
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>I fail to see why one couldn't have TWO buttons of the same type

This is done on quite a few lumps of industrial machinery.

>While one of the priest-theologians meant
>well, we learned what happened when holy water is sprinkled into the high
>voltage supply of a gas chromatograph

That's a literal example of what happens when faith and science collide.

More broadly, quote of note from Royal Marine officer after recent floods in the UK - they were shoring up the walls of a major power-grid switching station, with water inside the facility and much more outside. "I remembered electricity and water don't mix, but it wasn't a good moment to think that.." With 600,000 customers hanging off it, needs must when the devil drives.