And therein lies the dilemma. If we eliminate one product but replace it with something just as or more dangerous than the original product, are we gaining ground?
Some people will always be in a frenzy whenever they hear news about a toxic possibility, no matter how remote. Others will be skeptical, accusing the rest of being afraid of their own shadows. Somewhere in the middle is a position known as a reasonable, moderate, measured approach. That is the approach we must target.
Ed Vasicek is pastor of Highland Park Church and a weekly contributor to the Kokomo Tribune. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.