GMOs vs True Believers: Greed versus Ignorance

by futurist Kit Worzel

When dealing with the future of food, there are few issues that are more emotionally charged than Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs. No one is lacking an opinion of these crops, and they are alternately hailed as the savior of the starving and of lands with adverse growing conditions, or as the end of agriculture. Since it’s incredibly unlikely that both points of view are right, I’ll present the highlights of the arguments, debunking some while supporting others, and finish with a summary about what should be done.