A hippie’s defense of GE foods

I’m a vegetarian yoga instructor, and even I can tell the case against genetically modified food is overblown.  Let me get a few things out of the way.

I’m a crazy hippie. I go to Burning Man every year. I teach yoga. I live in a co-op. For the past two years, I’ve been delivering organic vegetables for a local delivery service. I’ve been eating vegetarian for years, and vegan for the past four months.

I’m also fascinated by genetics. I read every book that comes my way on evolutionary theory, population genetics, and mapping the genome. I took several classes on the subject at the University of Pennsylvania. All told, I have a pretty solid understanding of how genes work.

And ultimately, I’m just not that scared of GMOs.

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