Foot and Mouth

Sam Pawlett rsp at
Mon Mar 19 10:36:45 MST 2001

Philip Ferguson wrote:
> Now, I just find all this kind of stuff totally out of proportion to any
> real danger.  It is more like something out of medieval times.  Talk about
> irrationalism run amok.  Perhaps the real link here is between late
> capitalism and rampant irrationalism rather than the economic reductionist
> one.

What would really be irrational is farmers and ranchers deliberately
destroying their sources of income and sustenance for no reason.

Sam Pawlett

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