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Fw: GMO=plant-expressed protectant !

I didn't post my latest response to the list Herve, so here it is.
Bill Brooks

-----Original Message-----
From: Co-op <>
To: Herve LE MEUR <>
Date: Thursday, June 10, 1999 8:32 PM
Subject: Re: GMO=plant-expressed protectant !

That's the whole idea Herve!  If you choose to consume organic rather than
gmo you have made a statement to the industry that it feels more than words
on a discussion list.  You hit them in the pocketbook!  And like it or not,
you are a consumer!  From the food you eat to the clothes on your back - if
you purchase it, you consume it.
Bill Brooks

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Herve LE MEUR <>
>To: <>
>Date: Thursday, June 10, 1999 8:57 AM
>Subject: Re: GMO=plant-expressed protectant !
>>>The consumer will have the last word, no matter what the scientist
>>>Consumers are the driving force behind the whole debate.  The bottom line
>>>is, if the consumer wants it, it most likely will happen
>>>and vice-versa.
>>I do not like the word consumer. Assume I'm organic buyer.
>>Then, all that GMOs : I do not buy.
>>but I CAN be oposed.
>>So consumer is not the right word.
>>Moreover, it's too much of the society of consumption which I do not like.
>>You know what ?
>>consumption is defined as degradation and destruction at the end of
>>(according to the economists).
>>I hate them too.