[permaculture] [Fwd: Nonchemical Way to Control Mosquitoes]

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lflj at intrex.net
Fri Dec 21 11:22:11 EST 2007


Cecile Mills wrote:

> That's one of the scariest articles I've seen since the one about much 

And here's more feedback:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [SANET-MG] molecular pesticides=genetically engineered pesticides
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 09:55:39 -0600
To: SANET-MG at LISTS.IFAS.UFL.EDU

ARS PR folks tried to find an innocuous term for spraying around bits of DNA
and RNA.
Sounds like they are really creating new viruses.

Just in time to be publicized by the blockbuster movie, Legend, where
billions are destroyed by a genetically engineered virus.  Fits that the ARS
research was funded by the Department of Defense.  If bits of nucleic acids
can kill insects, can application of the same technology to humans be far
behind?

They are really genetically engineered pesticides, so lets call them by the
right name: GE pesticides.

 > ___________________________________________
 > A molecular
 > pesticide has nucleic acid, such as DNA or RNA, as its active
 > ingredient. The technology also has potential to be used against other
 > insect pests.
<.....>
 > A patent application for this technology has been submitted and ARS is
 > seeking a cooperative research and development partner to develop
 > appropriate formulations that can be marketed and sold commercially.
 > This research was partially funded by the Deployed War-Fighter
 > Protection Research Program funded from the U.S. Department of Defense.

That definitely leaves an impression. Good thing this will only be used by
deployed war fighters to protect themselves...... against who?
Possibilties:
1) burmese military junta deployed war fighters against stakeholder monks and secular citizens?
2) by international golf industry hired thug "security" forces against villagers intent on staying
in their thousand year old idyllic coastal villages?




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