On Sat, 05 May 2007 15:50:21 -0500, Charlie wrote:
No- it's reality. People with such an education can and usually do disagree
about many things. I'm simply telling you that you do not have the foundation
to make an informed decision unless you acquire the education, or find some one
you trust that has done.
I did not say I favored GM in any way. There are some products out that seem
well concieved and helpfull, others- not so much- BUT that is just my take on
it. The satellite viruses (forms of viruses that require other viruses to
finish their replication cycles) that prevent rust ( think fungus) on rice seem
to be a good example. Those little engineered nanobots have upped the rice
crop in China 4-500%
I do not have faith in anything.
If you are over the age of 32, statistically you are alive because of science
(assuming you are female). Male -a bit younger.
What is needed in this and all such debates is information transfer. Stem
cells (my dad could have used those), cloning (general), cloning (human),
genetically engineering bacteria (eg. bugs that eat oil spills currently in
use), viruses (viruses that attack cancer. currently in use) plants (soybeans
etc), animals (lean meat, cows that secret drugs in their milk), humans (not
yet, or so I think). There are ethical and scientific issues to all of these
things. Knee jerk responses (Cloning Bad, Organic good) are of absolutely no
Sorry, gotta go, and we probably just need to agree we speak different
On Tue, 08 May 2007 01:00:40 GMT, jellybean stonerfish
You are incorrect.
Here is a good place to start learning about the pros and cons of GMOs. GMO
production is, and will continue to grow exponentially in the undeveloped
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