Robert Wright, Toronto Historian
Britain’s Guardian newspaper reports that “a previously extinct butterfly, the large blue, has enjoyed its best UK summer on record,” thanks in part to the “lovely weather.”
Fighting irrational hysteria with more irrational hysteria is patently a terrible idea in a secular liberal democracy like Canada. We hardly need parents’ already considerable anxiety about threats to their kids stoked by fear-mongering public-health officials.
In a Bloomberg op-ed posted yesterday, Faye Flam cautioned readers about "the hazards of connecting the dots” between climate change and hurricanes like Florence.
© Robert Wright, 2018.