Silent Spring

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Silent Spring is a book written by Rachel Carson in 1962. It has been credited with helping to start the environmentalism movement in the United States.

Criticism

Michelle Malkin and Michael Fumento wrote:

  • A daunting theme runs throughout Silent Spring — that man’s ingenuity would be his own worst enemy. And therein lies the essence of Rachel’s folly. Carson and her intellectual heirs in the environmental movement embrace a mistaken vision of technology. It is an impaired vision that considers only the risks of industrial chemical compounds, and not the risks created by their absence.[1]

References

  1. http://www.fumento.com/rachel.pdf