LamENT the siLENT: Climate change

In 1962, Rachel Carson published “Silent Spring,” which showed the unintended consequences of using DDT, which had been a very effective means of eradicating malaria and other insect-borne diseases. What Carson brought into our consciousness was that humanity was part of the interconnected web of life with nature, not a dominating outsider. Carson’s insight helps us to embrace Jesus’ words, “You are the salt of the earth.”