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Monday, June 20, 2005 


Phyllis Schlafly has an article about malaria and DDT that is worth a read.

The banning of DDT is probably the greatest tragedy of the last half of the 20th century. Millions have died by taking this safe, cheap, and effective pesticide off of the market. This is the damage that environmentalists do. People like Rachel Carson write a book, level accusations without sufficient knowledge, and then cause the spread of their shitty information to the public at large. DDT is safe and science has shown that. For fuck's sake, a pair of scientists spent two years eating DDT and suffered no ill effects. But bullshit has been spread so far into the collective consciousness that when you say "DDT," people think "poison." Meanwhile, millions die.

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