Running Head: Topic Paper 2 Monsanto 1Topic Paper 2: Monsanto.Student: Elvis WangInstructor: Naveen HyderCourse: AG 401.07
Topic Paper 2 Monsanto 2Topic Paper 2 Monsanto.Introduction.The incidents lately that are oriented towards the genetically enhanced organisms have raised alot of concerns from the bystanders. A lot of people have been campaigning against the practicewith points of arguments based on the ethical aspects of the technology (FitzSimmons, 2016).The GM corporations have revealed to be profit oriented rather than service instead. The case hasbeen established among various Monsanto companies that have been sighted making anabundance amount of profit. However, the farmers who are to rely on the products were stilldependent on crop subsidies.Prompt One.P1. Patent refer to the authority provided by the government to confer a right or tittle for a setperiod, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using or selling an invention. TheTheory of Collectivismhas been used in this situation (Grafton, Daugbjerg, & Qureshi, 2015).Intellectual property on the other hand is a work that is as a result of creativity, like manuscriptor design on which one has got a right and can apply for a patent, copyright or trademark.P1 (a). Andrew Kimball stated that there is need to defend the standards of the organic standards.The recent rise of the chronic diseases has been caused by introduction of toxins in our food,water, air and many other personal household products hence we need to defend what we love.Food is the most intimate relationship that people have with their environment. These dangersare caused by GMOs since they demand higher levels of toxic herbicides and pesticides(Halford, 2013). He also state that the smaller-scale farmers can easily feed the planet. To fightGMO production, the public should conduct intensive campaigns to against it. All these were
Topic Paper 2 Monsanto 3based on Ethical Egoismwhich the biotech have been employing to produce products with anaim of earning money but not helping the society.P1 (b). Monsanto buying up all company seeds have raised a lot of ethical questions as itinnocent farmers will be providing financial support to the development and proliferation of theGM crops (Kimball, 2017). It has denied the people with the chance to choose on what kind ofcrops they want to grow.
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