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Unformatted text preview: ritica l ro le p la ye d b y th e 'w h ite ma n 's b u rd e n ' in ma kin g a co lo n iz in g p o w e r g ive u p its cla ims to n a tive p o s s e s s io n s . c. To h ig h lig h t th e co n tra d icto ry imp u ls e u n d e rp in n in g e mp ire b u ild in g w h ich is a co s tly b u s in e s s b u t ve ry a ttra ctive a t th e s a me time . d .To illu s tra te h o w e ro s io n o f th e fin a n cia l b a s is o f a n e mp ire s u p p o rts th e g ra n tin g o f in d e p e n d e n ce to a n e mp ire 's co n s titu e n ts . e .No t Atte mp te d PASSAGE III The controvers y over genetically m odified food continues unabated in the Wes t. Genetic m odification (GM) is the s cience by which the genetic m aterial of a plant is altered, perhaps to m ake it m ore res is tant to pes ts or killer weeds or to enhance its nutritional value. Many food biotechnologis ts claim that GM will be a m ajor contribution of s cience to m ankind in the 21s t century. On the other hand, large num bers of opponents , m ainly in Europe, claim that the benefits of GM are a m yth propagated by m ultinational corporations to increas e their profits , that they pos e a health hazard, and have therefore called for governm ents to ban the s ale of genetically-m odified food. Â​ e anti-GM cam paign has...
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