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Topic Paper 2 Monsanto 5Question Five.P5.The GE crops have been beneficial to the farmers since they do incur a lower production costand experience the production of higher yield as compared to the use of conventional crops(Stokstad, 2014). All these have been made realistic due to more cost-effective weed and insectcontrol. Utilitarianism Theoryis seen to be operative in this case as the activity produces a greatamount of benefit to a large number of people.P5 (a). To a lager extent, it has been discovered that the industry benefits much from the GEfoods than the farmers and consumers. This is illustrated by Theory of Egoism.P5 (b). It is not ethical for the Monsanto and the other companies to benefit from the GE whilethe farmers still rely on subsidies. If the companies are producing the GM crops, it should be thefarmers to benefit first before the whole industry does since the farmers are the ones who are intodirect contact with the consumers (Lipton, & Saghai, 2017). This has illustrated the applicationof Intuitionism Theory.Prompt Six.P6.India has experienced a lot of population growth in the recent days. This has led to coming upwith other mechanisms for food production in order to feed the nation (Stokstad, 2014). Eventhough they are in need of food supply, it is not ethical to provide them with what will causeharm in their lives. Follow the Rule Theory is exemplified in this situation since they don’t thinkof actions as isolated instances.P6 (a). Implementation of the use of GM crops has affected the viability of the conventionalcrops hence seed suicide. In this case the Theory of Righthas been employed.
Topic Paper 2 Monsanto 6P6 (b). India has also been faced with a second green revolution due to the increased populationgrowth. Deontology Theory has been used here. This has called for participation in parts, asresponse to the rising prices of food.Question Seven.P7. The potentiality of the biotech companies to perform their duties well in the developingcountries is very low. The production of the GM products require a lot of technologicaladvancements that can only be available in the developed countries (LEE, & YOO, 2015). Theimpact of the GM crops has not been felt largely in the society. Even though the GM engineerhave been claiming that the crops are drought resistant, high yield, and salt resistant, the productshave not been available in the market. This situation has employed the use of Virtue Theory.Prompt Eight. P8. It is not moral for the biotech companies to make billions of dollars in profits since theproducts that they are producing are not fit for human consumption. Egoism Theorycan be usedto explain this point since they only care about themselves but not the rest of the public. What