Seek understanding of differing viewpoints. You can agree to disagree.
That was one of several house rules Monday evening inside the Waimea Theater, during the first of two community forums designed to “encourage meaningful discussion about genetically modified organisms and pesticide use.”
Kevin Folta, one of the event’s five pro-GMO panelists, said it is fine to agree to disagree about certain things, such as a restaurant, movie or even his haircut. “We can have different opinions,” he said. “But on science, I really want to agree to agree. It’s too important for us all not to just pursue the truth.”
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