[ExI] bees again
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 14:29:52 UTC 2016
On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 9:08 PM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 9:12 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> > I haven't followed it but there should be plenty of evidence by now to
>> answer whether or not DDT really does harm birds.
> DDT does kill birds and that's bad, but DDT could also save the lives of
> 880,000 people a year and that's good. Choices need to be made.
> > A charge made in Carson's Silent Spring was that bugs evolve around
> think it was Michael Crichton
> who said that Silent Spring
> has killed more people than Mein Kampf.
> That charge
> but when you
> actually work the numbers....
> John K Clark
> Just as I, as a liberal, have to defend myself from conservatives in this
group from being grouped with the wildest leftists you can find, I have to
say that I am an environmentalist, and you should not automatically believe
that I am for every single thing the radical environmentalists do. I am
for GMO, for example. YES to golden rice!
Calling every environmentalist an ecofreak is not good thinking. It's
stereotyping and it's painting every member of a group with the colors of
the most radical.
Let's keep it rational.
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