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Robert Ariail

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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    ^You sound totally obsessed.

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    The story behind the test tube meat is based on concerns that meat production is becoming less sustainable and costs of feed and watering is rising as those are necessities over which farms, ranches, corporations, and communities are competing. Another recent story describes how the underground water sources are being diminished at increasing rates and the reduced size of ice packs in the winter bring less water to the farmlands and communities to which they’ve historically provided water.
    In an effort to do more with less, agrocorporations mix the genes of plants and animals in order to create products that are more survivable in worsening conditions. The following link shows an effort to save oranges from a disease inflicting them world wide by mixing their genes with pig genes. This process will not be welcomed by Jews, Muslims, certain Christian sects, or most vegetarians.
    ^
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/science/a-race-to-save-the-orange-by-altering-its-dna.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
    ^
    In our efforts to dominate the planet, we fail our duty as stewards and protectors and endanger ourselves and our children.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  3. uh-oh

    uh-oh GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Cage fed?

  4. Jeff H

    Jeff H said, over 1 year ago

    I’d eat dirt before I’d eat tofu. Better for you, too.

  5. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    @me9970

    In a more civil world, behaviors could be changed so that ‘organic’ food sources could be sustained and population could decrease through changes in behaviors rather than through calamity- calamity for which you are right to say we are due. It is a shame that those most able to set courses for society choose to keep people divided and from working together to fix things that can be fixed. Thank you for the well said reply.
    @ Genome Project CCD was brought to my attention nearly a decade ago. There is hope. Unlike the oranges, the bee problem is more localized. In 2008, during a visit to Germany and on any given day there, I saw more honey bees in fifteen minutes than I’ve seen in the USA in any given 10 year period unless I was visiting a apiary or museum. I had not heard me9970’s report of spray for asian rust, but it would not surprise me.
    Thank you for kind comment. Life has been exceedingly interesting over the past few weeks, and the last two in particular. Boredom is truly underrated.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  6. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @David

    Sounds like he’s been snacking on Conserve Gov.

  7. coraryan

    coraryan GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    They forgot one sign; “Unaffordable”

  8. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    Interesting: the sign you DON’T see: “Genetically Modified”. Oh, that’s right. They don’t have to label that, and I don’t really think they want to brag about it. What you don’t know certainly won’t hurt you……

  9. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Welcome back. Hope things have returned to whatever normal is for you.

  10. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 1 year ago

    @Nantucket19

    I enjoy that America’s Test Kitchen show.
    Talking about lobster, my older sister was reminiscing about when we lived in Maine in 1957-59 her best friend in high school had lobster several times a week and she was tired of it. Her dad worked on a lobster boat.

  11. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Rockngolfer

    I recall reading that during the early part of America’s history, lobster and crabs were felt to be slave food, and rejected by slave owners as too coarse for their own consumption.

  12. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Rockngolfer

    I’d better list a source, so onguard can falsely claim it’s made up science, even with the valid source.=) http://www.history.com/news/a-taste-of-lobster-history

  13. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Overtaxed

    Your noodle is seriously twisted! Strozzapreti Pasta style, sans neurons.

  14. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Won’t be any “test tube meat”. Real meat is plentiful and cheap.

  15. old1953

    old1953 said, over 1 year ago

    @me9970

    That’s what I can’t stand about a large group of people in the USA. OH WELL, TIME FOR A COUPLE BILLION TO DIE SO I CAN KEEP MY LIFE JUST GOING PERFECTLY! Don’t bother replying to me, you cannot justify this drivel in any way.

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