As an old mentor once told me: They say living well is the best revenge. But there's a lot to be said for the old Screwbowski
overall I think that GMO food is safe.
So you, and other scientists, don't "know", as TFA suggests. I'm not trying to troll, but a majority of scientists having the same general feeling on the topic doesn't ammount to settled science. Relativity is settled science -- it, or at least major aspects of it, can and have been proven. The same cannot be said for some of the topics cited.
To be fair, TFA actually refers to an "opinion gap" rather than referring to "what scientists know".
But you have to go our of your way to run this way. And if you were to run this way there is still nothing to prevent a child from logging on to some other server (there are thousands).
With some mods, it can also teach basic programming skills and simple electric circuits.
It can be modded into a pvp shooter. Not the worst thing in the world, but it sort of kills the educational value of it. It is not a safe, walled environment because, you know, other players are coming to kill you. Moreover, even in other forms of minecraft other players can come and destroy your stuff. They can also yell at you and call you names and otherwise annoy you via the chat window.
Didn't you RTFA? They were built by Cisco.
RTFA?... but isn't this slashdot?