Professor’s population speeches unnerve some
He says he’s issuing warning, but others see talk of pandemics as a threat.
By Laura Heinauer
Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Pianka, who calls the latter interpretation nonsense, says the whole thing has blown out of proportion. Many, however, seem to be taking his critics seriously. Pianka said he is scheduled to meet with FBI officials today.
“Someone has reported me as a terrorist,” he said. “They think I’m forming a cadre of people to release the airborne Ebola virus into the air. That I’m the leader and my students are the followers.”