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Comment Re:GMOs feed over a billion people (Score 1) 419

So what happens is that seed production is in the hands of one big corporation. Monsanto.
It's suing farmers for accidental cross pollination or in other words they pollute the crops of farmers with their product and then they sure them.
Farmers, thinking their production will go up, don't realize their expenses go up three times, making their profit less.
What already has happened, is that a lot of farmers use the same seeds and, oh, surprise, there was a disease that targeted their expensive crops... Aaaannnd it was all gone. The harvest of a very big region ruined. In India this has already led to whole (cotton) farmer communities to go bankrupt.
Great job GMO.

Root cause: we are with too many people on this earth. GMO will not solve that problem.

Comment Really? (Score 1) 691

Bitcoin's utter lack of regulation permits really hideous markets to emerge, in commodities like assassination and drugs and child pornography; and finally Bitcoin is inherently damaging to the fabric of civil society because it is pretty much designed for tax evasion.

[sarcasm]All perfect examples markets and activities that weren't there before the Bitcoin...[/sarcasm]

Comment Long live self regulation!! (Score 1) 453

The live stock industry uses tons of precautionary antibiotics. All adding to this problem of resistant bacteria and such.
The market, us, should be able to regulate this. If we are comfortable with the consequences, we could keep eating products that required lots of pesticides and antibiotics.

Comment Re:Where is the U.S. heading? (Score 1) 926

But that means no longer being "the best" and that would be so sad when you believe you are the best. Let's refer that as the american dream.
Time to wake up. The reality is that about 6.5billion people don't see the US as the best for some time now.
Like you say. You can have a very good life without being the best.

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