I am a private pilot, so I have only a fraction of a the training and responsibility that a commercial pilot requires. But it is completely incomprehensible to me that a professional pilot should act so cavalierly towards his charges.
I can’t imagine throwing up my hands and not working until the last possible moment to save all those lives that are depending on my skills.
Obviously, I don’t have the full story. However, to me it seems that this is another answer to the question, “What’s the Harm?” if people want to subscribe to silly, superstitious nonsense.
And don’t even get me started on the Pope’s recent baloney trying to justify the Catholic Church’s antipathy towards condoms by claiming they *increase* the likelihood of aids…