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81. uber capitalist weirdo
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  -Bill Gates says ideology threatens hunger fix bemildred  Oct-15-09 06:21 PM   #0 
  - A big FUCK YOU to Mr. Gates. GMO crops are a Pandora's box that should  kestrel91316   Oct-15-09 06:34 PM   #1 
  - I'll gladly second your "FUCK YOU" to Gates.  scarletwoman   Oct-15-09 07:03 PM   #8 
     - Imposing on and opposing nature has saved billions of lives.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:25 PM   #22 
  - Yeah, Mr. Gates, your *economic* ideology  Cal Carpenter   Oct-15-09 06:44 PM   #2 
  - There is a solution that Gates would hate that embraces potentially useful new technology.  sudopod   Oct-16-09 12:34 PM   #82 
     - Gates has his.  spotbird   Oct-16-09 08:28 PM   #95 
        - Indeed, Gates is all about Gates. That's been clear for a long time. nt  bemildred   Oct-16-09 08:33 PM   #96 
           - Please  LeFleur1   Oct-18-09 10:28 AM   #105 
  - These people could grow natural crops using agricultural methods that don't strip  bertman   Oct-15-09 06:45 PM   #3 
  - So why aren't they?  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 06:57 PM   #6 
     - Biotech Companies Up GMO Campaign in Africa  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:02 PM   #7 
     - And if they are offered a version of Cotton that is resistant to the Jewel Beetle  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:16 PM   #13 
     - If it is free, it's fine.  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:17 PM   #14 
        - But people were citing dangers to health and environment, not economic hostage taking.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:21 PM   #18 
        - So now I am not "people"?  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:25 PM   # 
           - Oh they are.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:27 PM   #23 
        - By that logic, sub-Saharans should refrain from using oil or fertilizer, too. n/t  Psephos   Oct-15-09 09:06 PM   #38 
     - Sure Africa is ripe for experimentation.  zeemike   Oct-15-09 10:39 PM   #44 
        - News flash, everything is made of chemicals.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 10:57 PM   #46 
           - I was not trying to scare you.  zeemike   Oct-16-09 04:50 AM   #57 
     - AC, because they already have people who live there who can do that. People who would be  bertman   Oct-15-09 07:12 PM   #12 
     - I don't think they would mind a know it all australian like Norman Borlaug  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:19 PM   #16 
     - because cash crops for export on plantations have shoved out small farmers  diane in sf   Oct-15-09 07:57 PM   #30 
     - Colonial  tama   Oct-16-09 02:24 AM   #53 
  - Gates just likes things that have Patents and Copy Rights.  bahrbearian   Oct-15-09 06:56 PM   #4 
  - Wow, look at the hate in this thread.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 06:56 PM   #5 
  - The issue here is patenting of GMOs for sale.  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:04 PM   #9 
  - And patents may not be an issue.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:09 PM   #10 
  - If you think patents are not the issue, you disagree with Monsanto. nt  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:18 PM   #15 
  - Oh I do.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:23 PM   #20 
     - I'm not opposed to GMO as such, I'm opposed to patenting of genetic material.  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:29 PM   #26 
        - That makes sense  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:33 PM   #28 
           - Thanks, glad we can agree, though not about Mr Gates. nt  bemildred   Oct-15-09 07:35 PM   #29 
  - Tell me what invention man has created that has improved the planet we all live on.  bertman   Oct-15-09 07:25 PM   #21 
  - Depends on your definition of 'improved'.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:29 PM   #25 
  - Flood and erosion control are benefits to humans. But, that aside, humans lived just  bertman   Oct-15-09 08:18 PM   #33 
  - Control  tama   Oct-16-09 02:55 AM   #55 
     - Do you take vaccines or antibiotics? nt  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 08:18 AM   #59 
        - Not lately, why? n/t  tama   Oct-16-09 08:22 AM   #61 
           - That would be interfering with nature.  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 08:24 AM   #63 
              - Strange  tama   Oct-16-09 08:54 AM   #64 
                 - Another example....  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 09:00 AM   #66 
                    - Answer to example below  tama   Oct-16-09 09:55 AM   #70 
                       - Is culture part of nature?  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 10:38 AM   #72 
                          - Yup n/t  tama   Oct-16-09 10:47 AM   #73 
                             - That's tough...  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 10:51 AM   #74 
                             - Interesting take  tama   Oct-16-09 11:00 AM   #77 
                                - Mutilating sensory organs is far from natural...  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 11:04 AM   #78 
                                   - I'd rather not  tama   Oct-16-09 11:28 AM   #80 
                                      - I suppose the debate is on the meaning of the word...  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 01:19 PM   #85 
                                      - Didn't intend to debate  tama   Oct-16-09 01:53 PM   #87 
                                      - I prefer discussions over single barrel jack daniels on ice .  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 02:05 PM   #89 
                                      - Damn you!  tama   Oct-16-09 02:18 PM   #90 
                             - Technology is definitely a part of culture...  Silent3   Oct-16-09 01:59 PM   #88 
                                - Yep  tama   Oct-16-09 02:25 PM   #91 
  - If you consider humans *in exactly the same way*...  Silent3   Oct-16-09 01:03 PM   #84 
  - I thought  tama   Oct-16-09 02:49 AM   #54 
  - AND they're often toxic and spread like prions n/t  MisterP   Oct-15-09 07:20 PM   #17 
     - Please cite one.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:22 PM   #19 
        - Here's one that is not "concluded safe"  Trillo   Oct-15-09 09:55 PM   #41 
  - Yeah,Your hatred puts you at the top of the list.  nosmokes   Oct-16-09 04:56 PM   #92 
  - this card carrying environmentalist seconds gates' opinion  enki23   Oct-15-09 07:12 PM   #11 
  - What corporation you carrying that card for?  nosmokes   Oct-16-09 04:58 PM   #93 
  - Be prepared for flames.  Codeine   Oct-18-09 10:06 AM   #104 
  - Better to be cautious. What good would it do to given them food to live, only for them  Honeycombe8   Oct-15-09 07:28 PM   #24 
  - It's not just food to eat.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-15-09 07:31 PM   #27 
     - Companion crop, please  tama   Oct-16-09 03:04 AM   #56 
  - Reasoned debate? Sources? Citations? Hasn't Europe banned GMO crops for safety reasons?  Liberation Angel   Oct-15-09 08:00 PM   #31 
  - Here's a good documentary:  wickerwoman   Oct-18-09 02:34 AM   #102 
  - Fuck you and your shitty software...  santamargarita   Oct-15-09 08:11 PM   #32 
  - Some people insist on a mutant vision of the future  SpiralHawk   Oct-15-09 08:29 PM   #34 
  - "...regard to how much hunger and poverty might be reduced by it."  unkachuck   Oct-15-09 08:39 PM   #35 
  - He already gave almost all his money to his foundation.  Psephos   Oct-15-09 09:18 PM   #39 
     - A foundation that he has control of.  zeemike   Oct-15-09 10:35 PM   #43 
     - You do make a good point about some foundations, but the B&MGF is a cut above.  Psephos   Oct-15-09 11:08 PM   #47 
        - PR and tax breaks.  ipaint   Oct-18-09 09:37 AM   #103 
     - Buffett promised most of his money to the Foundation. I am not sure he's actually given it yet.  No Elephants   Oct-16-09 09:25 AM   #68 
        - Do you doubt that he will? n/t  Psephos   Oct-16-09 08:22 PM   #94 
  - The ultimate corporatist pig!  Vidar   Oct-15-09 09:04 PM   #36 
  - Agreed. n/t  OhioChick   Oct-15-09 09:56 PM   #42 
  - The ultimate moron  Mudoria   Oct-16-09 08:14 AM   #58 
  - Does everyone know that Gates has an Iceland seed vault, so when he FUCKS the genetics of our food  Gman2   Oct-15-09 09:06 PM   #37 
  - Most people know the consequences of GMO's  bluesmail   Oct-15-09 09:32 PM   #40 
  - They should have hung Gregor Mendel and burned his body. nt  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 08:21 AM   #60 
     - FAIL! Beautiful way to show *exactly* how ignorant you are on the subject.  nosmokes   Oct-17-09 05:55 PM   #100 
  - GM crops are to agriculture like Bill Gate's Vista is to computers - frightening!  SandWalker1984   Oct-15-09 10:54 PM   #45 
  - Not just the patent monopoly and $$; there ARE real health issues  lunasun   Oct-15-09 11:25 PM   #48 
  - I got to admit  DeadEyeDyck   Oct-15-09 11:37 PM   #49 
  - No they weren't  PaulaFarrell   Oct-16-09 01:31 AM   #52 
     - Should we use genetic therapy on people then?  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 08:23 AM   #62 
        - That's  tama   Oct-16-09 08:58 AM   #65 
           - Is it?  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 09:19 AM   #67 
              - Yup,  tama   Oct-16-09 09:52 AM   #69 
                 - No...  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 10:22 AM   #71 
                 - Heh  tama   Oct-16-09 10:52 AM   #75 
                    - Do you know how people breed?  WriteDown   Oct-16-09 10:57 AM   #76 
                       - Again  tama   Oct-16-09 11:13 AM   #79 
                 - Eugenics is INVOLENTARY.  Odin2005   Oct-17-09 01:53 AM   #98 
  - Glad to hear they can stand up for themselves.  earcandle   Oct-15-09 11:40 PM   #50 
  - He probably thinks high fructose corn syrup is good bee food, too  thecrow   Oct-15-09 11:54 PM   #51 
  - uber capitalist weirdo  fascisthunter   Oct-16-09 12:01 PM   #81 
  - I'm really, really torn on this issue.  bejamin wood   Oct-16-09 12:44 PM   #83 
  - No  tama   Oct-16-09 01:37 PM   #86 
  - Gates is right.  Odin2005   Oct-17-09 01:51 AM   #97 
  - How about when you take the choice from others?  newspeak   Oct-17-09 11:58 AM   #99 
  - Bill Gates is part of the One World Bilderberg Group  Ter   Oct-18-09 01:46 AM   #101 
 

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