From Collector’s Weekly, via Boing Boing.
I wonder if future generations will look at the ads of today and laugh in horror like I am with these.
[…] Declaration) Beneath streets, science’s stockpile: Frozen blood vital for Boston’s researchers Vintage ads where the science is very wrong (or just looks wrong) Why you don’t overturn the Big Bang via a media […]
Every change – new product/process to resolve a problem – carries with it negative effects – see the book, “Why Things Bite Back.” Most times the negative things don’t show up for a while – HFC’s in A/C systems destroy upper atmosphere ozone – sometimes we see the effects (almost) immediately (DDT took less than 10 years to show up in eagle eggs, later in human mothers). Any proposal for a change MUST delineate both positive and negative effects, so we can weigh them, and work out ways to reduce the negative ones. A legalistic, adversarial approach only delays the inevitable impacts on people. And our environment in which we try to live.
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