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GM foods Should people who believe in a Creator not be opposed to tinkering with life by making genetically modified foods?  Is it not some kind of blasphemy to insist on improving the Creator's designs (especially for creationists)?  Or is it allowed in the name of economic profitability?
GM foods are not dangerous Argument:  (even from Richard Dawkins!) all life is digital; it's determined by combinations of the same four amino acids.  So any creature made by combining bits of other being's DNA is still "normal" DNA. It is true that all genetically modified life is still life based on normal DNA.  The conclusion that therefore GM foods are not dangerous is false..
GM foods may be dangerous Argument:  while it's true that even completely invented DNA is still "normal" DNA as long as it uses the same four amino acids, the result may still be an organism that may be very harmful to the environment.  After all, the rabbits that ravaged Australia were not even GM designed, they were just "normal" rabbits.  And there are highly poisonous things out there such as snakes.  There are also slow poisons such as tobacco. True.
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