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NM. Petty.
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This is a fluff piece for fun. Nothing too petty.
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Yah, um no.

Hopefully this article will explain the difference between genetically modified and hybridization/cultivation for you:

http://www.motherearthnews.com/real-...#axzz37ZPOyds0

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If it can happen in nature - hybridization

If it happens in a lab with more than one species - GM

By the way, I think a GMO banana destined for Africa is being tested in IIRC Idaho.....so heads up if you live there. Oh it has the backing of none other than Bill Gates of course.
I honestly get the sense that there are some who favor GEOs and mock the anti-GEO camp because they feel like they *have* to but they really don't know much about the topic. It's like pro-GEO ideology has become a tenet of the anti-crunchy catechism, but few people know about it. It's kind of like people who claim to follow Buddhism just to be trendy. Anyway, that's the impression I get from the wide, wonderful inter webs. Someday, ambition pending, I'll get a thread going about GMOs/GEOs in another forum.

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"they feel like they *have* to but they really don't know much about the topic."
Yes!! They admit they don't know much about it, don't care to learn more, yet still feel the need to criticize us about it.

In my opinion, this is because the authorities have done the thinking for them, and there is no need to question that decision. Really, why else would they ignore such an important topic, especially when their children eat this junk?

Throughout history, if nobody challenged the "official position", where would we be now? Genetic engineering is a topic that NEEDS to be questioned and challenged. It would be wonderful if you start a new thread. I understand it is an important topic which will be time consuming, so take your time. Whenever you're ready, we'll be here!
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Hey! You could do it just as easily!

Genetically Engineered Food

There. Was that hard?

Anyone who wants to talk GMOs, click on over there, and let's chat!
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Bumping because this thread was a fun idea.

Acress Jenna Elfman and athlete/mixed martial artist Urijah Faber have joined the fight against SB277 in California.

Since the time this fluff piece began, Kristin Bell has outed herself in the pro-vaccine cause, although I'm not sure where she is on the choice issue. (I honestly hadn't heard of her until now). Have any celebrities come out favoring forced vaccination?
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And Brandi, the former Merck representative, who opposes SB277 - she also stood in line to voice her opposition.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-czIhWFgos

Other vaccine pro-choicers I did not mention previously, Charlie Sheen (Oh well), Rob Schneider, Aiden Quinn (who has a daughter with autism), Donald Trump, Jim Carrey, Kristin Cavallari, Mayim Bialik, Billy Corgan, Holly Robinson Peete (who has a son with autism), Lisa Bonet, Esai Morales, and the Drs Paul. I am sure there are many more. Just speculating, but Ellen DeGeneres and Val Kilmer are Christian Scientists, so maybe they are prochoice in matters of vaccinations? I do know that Ellen said that she was curious about all the vaccines her friends got while she grew up - there were not that many, really. Val Kimler had a health scare last year and was accused of avoiding medical care because of his beliefs, which he denied...

Add to the vaccine proponent list - Jimmy Fallon and Kim Kardashian.

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