Thursday, June 13, 2002

The Over-the-Hill Claims of an Alarmist Classic

This year marks a milestone for the environmental movement - the 40th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Unfortunately most Americans have come to accept the false premise on the book without question. Today Ms. Carson's polemic is considered closely akin to secular scripture by the Left, despite the fact that her central argument about human health - that an influx of synthetic chemicals into the food chain was causing a massive increase in human cancers - was been disproved.


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