The mythology of Carson and "Silent Spring" is protected by popular culture, because they understand the danger of admitting she was wrong, her book was deliberately false, and the "fix" for the problem she wrote about filled a sea of body bags.
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Miss Carson claimed that DDT causes cancer, poisons the oceans and wipes out so many birds that springtime would eventually fall silent because there would be no feathered friends to chirp and sing.
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