May 16th, 2001

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Today's topic: scary genetics. Read what the Village Voice has to say about the possibility of bio-engineered weapons. They even interview all sorts of odd activist groups who seem intent on developing and using such weapons to (cue the irony music) prevent the further spread of genetically-modified food crops. High point is an "ethics, schmethics" quote from one of the aforementioned activists. Note to all activists: be careful what you say to a journalist! Although activists are, by definition, rather eager to talk, as a rule...