Thursday, July 29, 2010

Who Speaks? And Why?

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Larry J. Schweiger, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, in the Aug/Sep issue of National Wildlife discusses organized opponents to global warming.

In the editorial, he also mentions all the flack that Rachel Carson took, being "attacked relentlessly by DDT manufacturers and their hired critics."  He says:

I am reminded of Rachel Carson's response to her chemical industry sponsored critics.  "I recommend," she said, "that you ask yourself: Who speaks?  And why?"  we would be wise to listen to her advice and look behind the curtains.

This advice goes hand in glove with that of Susan B. Anthony, whom I previously posted about:

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