Whether Fisher’s experiment was reckless or whether it was heroic depends on how you think about science, and what risks we’re willing to take in pursuit of something groundbreaking. Nancy, a patient at Fairview Developmental Center in the 1960s, before she began LSD treatment with Gary Fisher. (Courtesy of Purdue University Libraries, Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections/ KQED) Before treatment, Nancy spent much of her time in restraints, in order to keep her from injuring herself.
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NFL contracts often look much bigger than they truly are. Most are not guaranteed; a player can be released without pay beyond the current year. A five year, $100 million contract may be signed when both the player and the team know that a significant number of the years will never be played and the compensation for those years will never be paid..
So instead they try to put out fires as quickly as possible and this leads to the forest accumulating unnaturally large amounts of easily combustible material since it wasn’t burnt when there was less of it. Thus the mega fires every so often. I’m sure there are other factors too and climate change is playing a role.