Friday, August 31, 2007

The Wisdom and Compassion of the Environmental Left

"In Guyana, within almost two years, [DDT] had almost eliminated malaria, but at the same time, the birth rate had doubled. So my chief quarrel with DDT in hindsight is that it greatly added to the population problem." - Alexander King, co-founder of the Club of Rome

"Malaria was actually a natural population control, and DDT has caused a massive population explosion in some places where it has eradicated malaria. More fundamentally, why should humans get priority over other forms of life? . . . I don't see any respect for mosquitos in these posts." - Jeff Hoffman, environmental attorney

What an interesting philosophy, especially for persons who seem concerned for the health and well-being of our planet. Too bad their hand-wringing concern for Mother Earth and her creatures doesn’t extend to human beings.

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