Laissez-Faire Genetic Engineering

Every few minutes, every one of the microbes in your body (and the ocean, and the soil, and the air) is defying precaution and the sacred, playing God, performing an act illegal in Europe — swapping genes around in the endless search for competition or collaborative advantage.

Another good sentence from Steward Brand's Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto.


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