10 Questions for Anti-GMO Activists part 2

Yesterday, I posed five questions for the anti-GMO movement. I’ve heard the objections to biotechnology, but none of them make sense to me. A lot of the talking points, it seems, are the product of lies that capitalize on ignorance and fear, though there’s an entire subset of arguments that can be classified as appeals to Monsanto or argumentum ad Monsantium. This fallacy is so widely abused that smug fuck comedian Bill Maher un-ironically uses it on national television to argue that GMO technology is bad. Continue reading