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Environmentalism and Human Sacrifice

Enrique25 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:58 PM
Yes that was indeed me, great catch! I posted a funny story about him at Democratic Underground. I'm so glad it got his attention. Here's the link to the DU discussion: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022404043

Last week, Bjorn Lomborg, the widely published Danish professor and director of one of the world's leading environmental think tanks, the Copenhagen Consensus Center, published an article about the Philippines' decision, after 12 years, to allow genetically modified (GM) rice -- "golden rice" -- to be grown and consumed in that country.

The reason for the delay was environmentalist opposition to GM rice; and the reason for the change in Philippine policy was that 4.4 million Filipino children suffer from vitamin A deficiency. That deficiency, Lomborg writes, "according to the World Health Organization, causes 250,000 to 500,000 children to go blind...