[asa] List manager comment

From: Terry M. Gray <grayt@lamar.colostate.edu>
Date: Thu Dec 17 2009 - 12:53:33 EST

Burgy,

Your reference to Rush Limbaugh in this context seems to have some political overtones. Please try to focus on the faith-science issues.

TG

On Dec 17, 2009, at 8:39 AM, John Burgeson (ASA member) wrote:

>
>
> On 12/6/09, John Walley <john_walley@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> If for whatever the cause, the earth was warmer before and we survived
> it, then what's the huge alarm now? "
>
> Because the most likely outcomes have a billion people perishing? Oh
> well -- they mostly live somewhere else.
>
> "I have a hard time accepting the genuineness of the concern for the
> poor since environmentalism has a track record of sacrificing them
> regularly for the cause of saving the earth, for instance with DDT and
> malaria."
>
> If mistakes were made with DDT, and this is not yet shown to be so,
> they were made to benefit the poor, not "sacrificing" them. That is
> simply Rush Limbaugh talk.
>
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