posted on Sep, 18 2012 @ 01:20 AM
reply to post by Corruption Exposed
These are times like this which make me REALLY proud to be French!
However, I am still afraid about the future. The reasons why Monsanto was tol to hit the road, this time, are in my opinion:
1. French (and probably most EU) people are very conscious about their crops & food. France is still a very agricultural country.
2. GM crops is still seen as "Star Trek" technology: very advanced, people do not really understand it, so they are afraid of it - and yes they
3. France has a revolution tradition, people tend to follow the Davids in their fight vs Goliaths (in this case a few charismatic ecologists, such a
José Bové, against giant Monsanto).
4. in French people view, Monsanto = USA = evil. This feeling is going down, but we are still seeing things coming from US as a threat to our
5. maybe also because right now France is overproducing crops, so what would be the use of GM crops? France sees GM as all risks & no benefits.
6. EU is not yet at the US lobby effiency level yet. We know those f*ckers from the big companies are infiltrating EU - e.g. it is a known fact that
many high dudes in the EU are ex-employees from Goldman & Sachs (Draghi, etc.)
The point 6 is why I am really worried for the future.
I would like to add, that this thread is actually "serving" what I said for the Aurora shooting: France shows that you do not need guns to make your