…is that so often we see the term, say it, speak it, read it, and become numb to the implications. Genetically Modified Organisms are man’s attempt to outsmart that complex supercomputer called, Nature. Occasionally, as they say, this does much good. Just look at how many lives have been saved ! Here is the effect of a natural soybean plant exposed to the herbicide, Dicamba, (Monsanto), when it has not had the benefit of the genetic engineering that would otherwise protect it like it’s GMO counterpart, FrankenSoybean.
Scott Simon, a very talented and award winning journalist — whose political views can often be quite annoying and wrongheaded — nonetheless featured this story on his NPR Weekend Edition today. Quite chilling.