Most have surely heard the bit about a butterfly flapping its wings and causing a storm on the opposite side of the Earth, even if they don’t understand the science. I am aware of and believe in chaos theory, but could not explain it.
Following the same logic (or lack thereof), I wonder if a tiny crumb of burnt toast can cause cancer at some distant point in one’s life. Or burnt bits of the grilled chicken I ate last night...
When such foolish thoughts invade my mind, I can understand how weak-minded people can become paranoid. But, like waving away a pesky insect, I move on to more substantial thoughts.
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Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.