[extropy-chat] RFID: Spychips hits the bookshelves -- andthe bestseller lists!

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 5 03:35:05 UTC 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org [mailto:extropy-chat-
> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of David Lubkin
> I found Bruce Sterling's trumpeting of the authors as successors to
> Rachel Carson ironic, given how many millions of third-world malaria
> deaths can be laid at her feet. I can't think of anyone else in US
> history who exceeds her in death-responsibility (# of deaths x %
> blame), although of course she's a piker by world standards.
> -- David Lubkin.

Ja, but think of how many mosquitoes lives were
saved by Carson.  There are more mosquitoes than
humans on this planet.  Last summer there were 
more mosquitoes in my tent than humans on this
planet.  They owe their little bloodsucking lives
to Rachel Carson.



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