Toxin’s, Turkey-Day, and Chemophobia

news_views_icon“Thanksgiving Chemophobia – If Toxins Scare You, Stop Eating,” By Hank Campbell.turkeycreditWithLink
When I was younger, only Rachel Carson was ruining dinner and her evidence-by-anecdote heritage in Silent Spring still lingers with us today. To many in America, ‘carcinogens’ are a bad word, DDT will give you cancer 6 months after you spray it on crops and all chemicals are bad. And that is just among Grist readers. Once you broaden it out to the rest of progressives, you will find them paralyzed by “chemophobia” and a broad contempt for science. Read more at Science 2.0.

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