Changing our world – one gene at a time
January 30, 2009
They dress well, they pay their taxes and they use the scientific method, so why all the fuss about Monsanto?
Here is a link to watch the lengthy but worthwhile documentary The World According to Monsanto.
It’s an interesting documentary about a questionable practice and questionable business principles.
And about a company which is introducing a new order in nature; one… tiny… gene… at… a… time.
A snippet from a film review by Jeffrey M. Smith:
“How much outrage can a single multinational corporation inspire? How much damage can they inflict? The breathtaking new film, The World According to Monsanto, features a company that sets the new standard. From Iowa to Paraguay, from England to India, Monsanto is uprooting our food supply and replacing it with their patented genetically engineered creations. And along the way, farmers, communities, and nature become collateral damage. The Gazette says the movie “will freeze the blood in your veins.” The Hour says it’s a “horrifying enough picture” to warrant “fury.” But most importantly, this critical film opens our eyes just in time. The film is the work of celebrated award-winning French filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin, whose three years of work on four continents exposes why Monsanto has become the world’s poster child for malignant corporate influence in government and technology.
The FULL review can be read on: