This is a MUST READ – there are many myths, misconceptions, and mistakes in popular understanding of chemicals in our food supply. Much of what you hear or read is fear-mongering, and over-uses incorrect terms to create the targeted response.
This article clarifies terms (most important phrase: “the dose makes the poison”) and debunks popular misconceptions.
I don’t claim that people (and young people) who live in urban environments are devoid of hard work and virtue, but – speaking from personal experience – the characteristics described in the article seem to be more highly concentrated in rural communities.
My son was 20 at the time this picture was taken, and an experienced farmer