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Brief author info: Rachel Carson (1907-1964) American naturalist and writer Famous for nonaction works The Sea Around Us, about the danger of marine pollution, and Silent Spring, about the danger of pesticides; works were largely responsible for increasing concern about pollution and resulting legislation controlling it.
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It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself.
If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I would ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantment of later years, the sterile preoccupation with things that are artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength.
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