BULLSHIT [VIDEO]

BULLSHIT

Bullshit follows environmental activist Vandana Shiva as she travels around the world to in her quest to eliminate the use of genetically modified foods and seeds in her home country of India and other developing countries. Shiva argues that the “ownership of life” through the patenting of natural products, namely grains altered through genetic modification (GMOs), is not in our best interests, and is in fact harmful to agriculture in developing countries.

The chemical corporation Monsanto has been frequently challenged because of its creation and marketing of genetically modified seeds to developing countries. Monsanto’s patented sterile seed require the application of fertilisers, herbicides, and other chemicals in order to produce a crop. The film talks about farmers committing suicide, often through ingestion of the chemicals, because they have become hopelessly in debt from buying seed and chemicals…

http://thoughtmaybe.com/bullshit/

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