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  1. Cars don't drive stupidly; people do. sorry, couldn't resist...
  2. You're correct; I haven't read his book. With all due respect, it only took a tiny amount of research to learn of his questionability: http://www.lomborg-errors.dk/
  3. Most likely you'll never even see it, unless your interiors are very minimally furnished. Yes, they will move across ceilings, but mostly walls and floors, yet they perfer to remain hidden. Their eyes are very sensitive to movement and their bodies detect the faintest amonut of vibrations and heat, so naturally they would avoid big ol' humans, even sleeping ones. I can virtually guarantee that you'll never be bitten.
  4. Here in Florida, the introduced Huntsmen spider (Heteropoda venatoria) is considered beneficial in homes. They do not spin webs, but use their webbing for constructing flat, round egg cases which the female carries protectively every where she goes. They are active both day and night, depending on the lack of human activity around them. If you host one or more in your home, you'll never have cockroaches, silverfish or other insect 'visitors'. As with all spiders in general; they are shy, can survive long periods between meals and obtain water from eating their prey.
  5. A quote by the World Resources Institute: "Bjørn Lomborg is an Associate Professor of Statistics in the Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark. His prior publications are in game theory and computer simulations. He has no professional training -- and has done no professional research..." To read more: http://pubs.wri.org/pubs_content_text.cfm?ContentID=697 http://www.grist.org/advice/books/2001/12/12/point/ http://www.americanscientist.org/template/BookReviewTypeDetail
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