Skip to comments.Genetic Modification of Crops Is 'Rape,' Botanist Says
Posted on 09/20/2019 6:16:25 AM PDT by C19fan
Last week, a Native American botanist argued that the genetic modification of crops is a form of rape. Perhaps the next step in the #MeToo movement involves returning to the low crop yields before the Green Revolution, which saved billions of lives by making food more available through genetic modification, among other things.
Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist, member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at SUNY-Syracuse, called corn "one of our deepest and oldest relatives." In an interview with Wisconsin Public Radio, she humanized corn as the "Corn Mother," saying, "Corn is sacred because she gives us her children in return for protecting us."
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Humans eat vegetables. Animals eat plants. Predators eat animals. Humans eat plants and animals. It’s the order of nature. Get used to it. Corn is not a god. Words have meanings. Rape does not apply to corn. This person is severely in need of help. I suggest it bury itself in a corn field to provide nourishment for her beloved corn.
Someone needs a lobotomy.
Do we need written consent from the corn?
Nothing more upchucking than Indian philosophy.
This guy needs serious mental help.
Isn’t the corn she considers sacred the product of selective breeding?
She already had one.
Hittin the peace pipe pretty hard on this one.
Unless she is a child of slavery and/or rape, so is she....as are we all....our parents "selected" each other and bred.
Oh yes, and cloning humans should be acceptable too! There is a huge difference between just crossbreeding and “playing God”, they are not at all the same.
Further proof that George Carlin was right when he said that Rape can be funny.
Have some nice smut with your corn.
Fire this person immediately
So harvesting must be murder, eh?
Because of possession of the faculty of reason, man is different in kind from other species. Because of the faculty of reason, man lives by altering the environment to fit his requirements for life. Other species adapt themselves to the environment.
I am eating a raped Honeycrisp Apple RIGHT NOW!
This dimwit is at my alma mater SUNY-Syracuse.
If modifying crops is rape, then eating them is cannibalism, right? Am I a mass murderer for mowing my lawn?
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