Animal Farm - Food for Thought

How do you feel about genetically modified food? Are you ready to embrace the genetic revolution, or are you more likely to refer to it as Franken Food? In today's documentary, scientist Olivia Judson and food critic Giles Coren embark on a trip of discovery through the brave new world of GM food, artificial selection, transgenomics and cloning.

Whatever your own position, and there are legitimate reasons for disagreement, one thing becomes clear as this documentary progresses: many people, especially those opposed to GM food (as represented by the food critic), start out with a set of preconceived notions, metaphysical and ethical, that cannot ultimately stand to rational scrutiny, but which nevertheless are used to rationalize their views on a subject about which they know little about. Let that be a lesson for us all...

Me? I can't wait to eat some glow-in-the-dark steak! :)
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