Tech giant Bill Gates is now growing seeds of crops he says could help end the famine, but while these genetically engineered seeds may be a big step forward, Gate’s past savior complex has to prove itself. cautious about his actions.
Our title on “magic seeds” is not hyperbole. In fact, in a recent editorial on the Gates Foundation’s website, Gates himself actually admitted that he referred to these genetically engineered corn seeds as “magic seeds”.
“Fourteen years ago, our foundation began to support a group of African researchers on cultures. Their goal was to develop a new kind of corn – what I started to call ‘magic seeds’,” Gates wrote.
Gates, who worked secretly to force Biden’s disastrous inflation “cutting” action on all of us, admitted that seed corn really isn’t magic but insisted that the seeds, called “DroughtTEGO”, have important qualities.
“Of course, the seeds weren’t exactly magic, but by selecting selected varieties of the crop, the researchers believed they could produce a hybrid corn that would be more resistant to hotter, drier climates. They succeeded wildly,” Gates wrote.
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Gates added that his DroughtTEGO has a promising track record.
“When researchers in Kenya compared plots of this new maize, which they called ‘DroughtTEGO®’, with the old one, they found that DroughtTEGO farms produced an average of 66% more grain per acre,” Gates wrote. “This harvest is enough to feed a family of six for an entire year, and the family would still have so much surplus maize that they could sell it for around $880, or the equivalent of five months’ income for the Kenyan. medium. In fact, many farmers were finally able to afford to send their children to school or build new homes once they switched to DroughtTEGO. »
But seeds like these aren’t being adopted fast enough, Gates said, adding, “The investment in agricultural R&D is still far too low.”
“It’s essential if we want to get the latest seed technology to farmers as quickly as possible,” he exclaimed.
Despite the success of these seeds, however, Gates added that science must continue to work with new modifications “because the environment changes in unpredictable ways”.
He went on to suggest that further efforts must be made to change cultures.
“We need to speed up this plant breeding work, and one solution is what researchers call ‘predictive modeling.’ It’s artificial intelligence software that processes crop genome sequences as well as environmental data – from soil samples to satellite imagery – and then conjures up a data-driven vision of what farms will need to look like. in the future. From this computer model, researchers can identify the optimal plant variety for a particular location. Or they can do the reverse: identify the optimal location to grow a specific crop,” Gates said.
It all sounds wonderful, okay. Who wouldn’t appreciate ways to help eliminate starvation and improve crop yields? And, while a discussion of “frankenfoods” – or genetically modified foods – is a whole other world, it’s a good idea to look at the science here.
Unfortunately, the messenger is the problem. Bill Gates’ savior complex is well known as a serious downside to everything he offers.
Just a few years ago, for example, he touted a crazy idea to block the sun’s rays from reaching Earth to stop global warming. According reportsGates was funding a project to spray particles into the atmosphere that could reflect the sun’s rays back into space.
It’s more like the plot of a B-level sci-fi movie.
Gates has also been a strong proponent of synthetic meat to save the environment for cows. But he admitted that synth meat tasted terrible.
“I think all rich countries should switch to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the difference in taste, and the claim is that they will make the taste even better over time,” he said. said in March.
He clearly understands that this is a product no one wants, but as far as he is concerned, we should be forced into it for our own good. In fact, he even said that if the government made it mandatory, it wouldn’t be so bad.
Meanwhile, multi-billionaire Gates has become the largest farmland owner in the country after a campaign of land acquisitions brought as many as 270,000 acres under his control.
This growing portfolio of fertile farmland greatly worried Gates’ intentions to buy so much farmland and even sent the state of North Dakota into investigation mode to find out why he makes these purchases.
And don’t even get us started on her huge campaigns to push the various vaccines against the coronavirus and its activism for climate change.
Gates turned out to be a down guy, a person who thinks our lives should be ruled by so called “experts” and a man who thinks our freedoms should be curtailed for our own good.
This article originally appeared on The Western newspaper.