5 thoughts on “Silent Spring”

  1. One of the lines of evidence pointing to the possible dangers of DDT in Silent Spring was the “cancer epidemic.” In view of the fact that what little cancer epidemic there was was largely due to tobacco, is it possible that the tobacco industry played a role in publicizing Silent Spring in an effort to distract attention? Just ask yourself, “Who benefited from the cancer-epidemic hysteria?”

    The best defense is a good offense …

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