Belief systems and narratives matter, as was pointed out in a Nov. 23 opinion piece defending genetically modified organisms (GMOs) against growing public concerns (“Americans need to rethink our views of GMO vs organic crops”). We agree that a dramatic change in belief systems is needed if we’re to have enough healthful food for all, including the 9 billion or so people expected globally by 2050. However, American scientists and bureaucrats are the ones who need to examine their belief systems.
I found this article from The Des Moines Register very interesting on the subject of the GMO vs. Organic debate.
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