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Environmentalism and Human Sacrifice

The Original King Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:14 PM
Enrique.........Prager was whining about some comments that were posted on another forum regarding another article he had recently written (it appeared that it had just been written this week)....right now I don't recall what the article was about. Anyway, he read one brief, negative comment by a poster. He then said "and here's a post by a guy named Enrique"....he only read a few words....the poster (Enrique) had made reference to Media Matters. At that point, A. Esterin apparently interupted to tell Prager that he has never mentioned M.M at all. This apprently distracted Prager...he didn't go back to the "Enrique" post. If that had been made by you, I wanted to hear what it was

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...