Every journey is an adventure, but when a major earthquake strikes
Japan, triggering cataclysmic events, the author's travels are cut
short. What starts out as a quest to discover the sacred meanings
of the native Shinto religion, becomes something much more
profound. When all of the fail-safe mechanisms at Fukushima Daiichi
are overrun, and thirty million lives in the greater Tokyo region
are in peril, everyone is forced to confront the reality that
nuclear energy is not the "clean alternative" they were led to
believe. Japan is the only country to have suffered the horror of
atomic bombs, and the Japanese commitment to global nuclear
disarmament is well known. But somehow, the resolve to see the
dismantling of the world's nuclear arsenals didn't extend to the
nuclear power industry. In the frightful days immediately after
March 11th, 2011, the world awoke to the realization that nuclear
power stations might be even more deadly than atomic bombs. The
author chronicles the events as they occur, and reveals the
uniquely Japanese way of remaining optimistic in the face of
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