Friday, January 08, 2021

Alexander Hamilton reports on the myths Europeans used to believe about America's climate

"Men admired as profound [European] philosophers . . . have gravely asserted that all animals, and with them the human species, degenerate in America -- that even dogs cease to bark after having breathed a while in our atmosphere."

Thank God for climate change, eh?

“The Federalist No. 11, [24 November 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives.


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