Sunday, October 12, 2008

Plant Dignity

So I was reading the Wall Street Journal yesterday. And in amongst the articles bewailing our economy, there was an article on the subject of plant dignity laws in Switzerland.

These plant dignity laws have made genetic engineering experiments quite difficult, as scientists try to breed pest resistant crops and other such things. Now, ethics committees have to get involved to determine whether or not these experiments compromise the dignity of the plants.

My peas just met a very undignified end. I can only hope that they didn't suffer too much.

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