The main concern with GMOs seems to be rooted in a disgust for the artificial — “synthetic” has become synonymous with “fake.” [Environmental writer Mark] Lynas took it a step further, reading the repulsion as based on a notion of sacredness. “The genome is sort of the sacred realm of nature,” he says….
“The scientific community has made up its mind about this,” said Lynas. “Not acknowledging that does a disservice to the world.”
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