Can't wait for the great marijuana death wave that's coming, I take it?
Me too. I'm so tired of those marijuana junkies robbing people to feed their addiction...
And you're trying to bullshit me by saying I'm giving you a choice. I'm not giving you any choice, and I'm not denying you any choice either. What I'm saying is that we can't live on 100% organic.
Please tell me where in my posts I defend that we should go 100% organic.
Analogies to harnessing zero point energy come to mind; it's just not going to happen. We also can't live on 0% GMO either; if we end that, then countries which have ended famine in recent decades will have to go back to famine. That is a fact.
It's a fact just because you say it. I love the smell of unsubstantiated facts in the morning.
We've already outgrown what the planet's resources are capable of giving us. That doesn't mean we have to shrink or even stop growing, it just means we have to adapt. GMO is part of that adaptation.
Leaving our food safety in the hands of patent-holding capitalist corporations is the way to go? Creating artificial scarcity by means of IP?
Looking at your post history, you're quite an asshole to everybody you talk to. There are many categories of assholes, and I can already tell that you're in the grade A category. You also seem to think that you have all of life's problems already sorted out, and that everybody simply needs to place their nose in your ass to reach paradise. I'm going to tell you right now though that you're quite wrong, and in fact people following you is a surefire way for their lives to become shitty.
This has nothing to do with the argument, but OK, I'll admit I have a temper. I should be more moderated. But at least I'm straightforward. In your first reply you jump to the conclusion that I "perceive GMO as witchcraft", which is quite insulting. Unlike me, you're all Mr. Nice Guy, but in the end, you are simply an asshole in a subtler way.
You also seem to consider Europe to be "the rest of the world" and yet also somehow better than the rest of the world. Typical self centered asshole. Next time you start a world war I'll make sure the occupiers say hello.
That's quite incorrect. While I believe Europe is the best place to live in, it has many problems. You probably haven't read my comments harshly criticising EU politics. And you probably also haven't read my arguments with some people here that bash Americans, Chinese, Arabs or Africans simply out of ignorance.
Also, your statement about food just being improperly distributed is only a result of the green revolution. Without it, and without GMO foods, there simply aren't enough resources available to feed the whole world on organic food. It's just not going to happen. You can thank companies like Monsanto for that one, but instead you want them burned at the stake for what you perceive as witchcraft.
You're trying to bullshit me using a false choice: Between GMO and 100% organic. Good luck with that. Do your rhetoric fallacies work with your friends?
I don't see why Monsanto is in this. GMO is a good thing; it currently plays a major role in the green revolution that is quite literally ending world hunger.
Are you a shill? You sure sound like one. The world already produces enough food for everyone, it simply isn't properly distributed. That "world hunger" jingle is cynical bullshit.
Do anthropologists actually know anything?
They do, but not about you.
As someone living in that funny place called "the rest of the world" I say GET YOUR FUCKING SPYING JOB AND SHOVE IT UP YOUR FUCKING ASS.
A few billion people agree with me. They say hello.
Actually, you're right. Human rights violations happen every day in a secret prison in Cuba. Prisoners are kept there indefinitely with no due process and are regularly tortured. What an atrocity!
You've probably heard about the place. It's called Guantanamo.
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