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  •  3 more in case you go up to 10 sometime (3+ / 0-)
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    Odysseus, Troubadour, koNko

    GMOs

    Seed Patent monopoly -Monsanto

    Stem Cells
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    sorry for no research or links but if these qualify the way I think they do you probably have them close to hand.

    You can safely assume you have created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. Anne Lamott

    by zooecium on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 06:11:06 PM PDT

    •  Why stem cells? (2+ / 0-)
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      Democracy is a habit, not a circumstance.

      by Troubadour on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:00:53 PM PDT

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      •  stop and go regulation and (0+ / 0-)

        government funding.

        I think it falls into the same kind of funding and research situation as renewable energy. The potential benefits are as huge but at the same time it might be in the chainsaw juggling category. Mis-use/application could be very scary.

        This one can go in so many directions positive negative that I thought it might make the list in just about any direction.

        sorry for the delayed response. thanks for taking the time to read the original comment.

        You can safely assume you have created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. Anne Lamott

        by zooecium on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 04:10:43 PM PDT

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