Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

Posts tagged “DEET

A GI spraying a DDT/kerosene mixture on top of a bed and child, while smoking a pipe, in a southern Italy house, during post-WWII Mediterranean antimalarial campaign. 1945

DDT was safe enough to spray on our beds and rub in our hair, then it thins a couple of egg shells and everyone loses their minds.